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Update : July 24, 2020

U Tin U

Dr. Pe Nyunt, U Khin Maung Wint, Dr. Pe Thein, U Tin U
Independence Day Regatta in 1948

He matriculated in 1946 from St. John’s Diocesan Boys High School.

According to U Tin U, Clinker Fours arrived only in 1948 when he became RUBC Captain.

Before that time, RUBC had Kayak (on loan from Navy) and Tubs.

There was a group photo with U Tin U (Captain), Dr. Pe Nyun (Secretary) and members in front of the Club House.

U Tin U, Dr. Pe Nyun (Dick San Pe), Dr. Pe Thein (Tom San Pe) and U Khin Maung Wint (Bobby Tin) represented RUBC in the Independence Day Regatta held at Kandawgyi in 1948 and became Gold.

U Tin U is the most senior among the Past RUBC Captains that are still alive. He attends OMA (Old Member Association) meetings and events.

He celebrated his 90th Birthday in August 2019. He is Past Captain of Rangoon Golf Club and played golf till he turned 80 (or so). He stays in shape by doing gardening and taking “medicine” (two pegs of Whiskey) every evening.

He attended the 96th Anniversary Regatta on December 22, 2019 along with young and old members (see attached photo).

He is the eldest of nine siblings. Dr. Myo Tint (1955), U Tin Htoon (1959) and U Thaung Lwin (1963) are Past Captain and Gold. Saya U Ba Than (Mechanical) and Saya U Myo Min (UCC) are Full Green.

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