The history of the Besfords
Peter Besford, of 8 Clifford Drive, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft, was the skipper of the Suffolk Kinsman trawler.
David Besford was the skipper of the St. Patrick trawler in Lowestoft.
The 1944 King’s Birthday Honours, celebrating the official birthday of King George VI, were announced on 2 June 1944. Skipper Percy Robert Smith Besford, RNR, 3475 W.S. (Lowestoft) was Mentioned in Despatches.