William McFee

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Birthday
15, 1881
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 2, 1966 (85)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
15, 1881
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 2, 1966 (85)

About

An early twentieth-century English author, he is best known for his imaginative sea stories. His most famous works include Captain Macedoine's Daughter and Casuals at Sea.

Before Fame

He worked as a mechanical engineer at Richard Moreland & Sons and at W. Summerscales & Sons.

Trivia

When not writing, he built model ships.

Family Life

The son of a sea captain, he was born on his father's ship. He married Beatrice Allender in 1952.

Associated With

He and Leslie H. Gelb both worked for The New York Times.

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