Capt. Frederick A. KomLosy, Jr., 75

Capt. KomLosy, 75, of North Palm Beach, Fla., passed away Thursday, July 1, 2004. Capt. KomLosy was born in Malden, Mass., and grew up in Chebeague Isle, a son of the late Frederick and Andromache KomLosy.

After graduating from the Maine Maritime Academy, he served in the Navy. Through his work in the Maritime field, Mr. KomLosy traveled extensively. While working in Calcutta, India, he met his wife Anna Johnston Pollack of Edinburgh, Scotland, where they were both members of the Calcutta Rowing Club.

As a Marine Consultant and Operations Manager, he lived in Calcutta, India; Kobe, Japan, Seoul, Korea among many other foreign venues. He climbed Mt. Fujiyama, explored Easter Island, traveled to Ascension Island and spoke several languages. He joined West India Lines Shipping Corp. and moved to North Palm Beach in 1971. In 1984, he left West India Lines and formed his own Marine Consulting firm. He was a Mason, a member of N.Y. Marine Society and the Council of American Masters Mariners.

Throughout his life, he was an avid pilot and builder of primarily antique aircraft and Experimental aircraft. He also built and flew remote control aircraft. He wrote and published several aircraft related newsletters, enjoyed boating and was a Ham radio operator. Later in life, he enjoyed remote controlled sailboating. Mr. KomLosy had many friends throughout the world and locally.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Anna; a son, Frederick

III of North Palm Beach; a daughter, Fiona KomLosy Cole, of Palm Beach Gardens; a brother, Capt. James S.B. KomLosy of Lynn Haven, Fla; a sister, Martha O. Hamilton of Chebeague Isle. Also, extended family members and close friends throughout the United States and Scotland. He was predeceased by a sister, Anne Thurlow of Chebeague.

Memorial services will be held Thursday, July 8, at 5:30 p.m., at Thomas L. Price Funeral Home, 553 Northlake Blvd., North Palm Beach, Fla., 33408