Ian M. Malcolm

Ian M. Malcolm left Dundee in 1943 when he joined the Merchant Navy. He worked on the sea as first Radio Officer/Purser until 1951, when he left to pursue a career as a teacher. He remained in teaching until 1987, and took up writing in his retirement, winning the 1996 non-fiction prize in the Marine Society Competition. He has written articles and sea-going memoirs for The Nautical Magazine and Sea Breezes.