Life With The Castles
By Brian Leathem
Published by Avon Books London 1994
Brian Leathem was born in Pietermaritzburg, Natal, in 1909 and went to school in the city and in Pretoria and Johannesburg.
He served in Union-Castle offices in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town, also in London and Southampton and (for a short time) in Mombasa.
He was with the Company for 45 years and, on retirement, spent another 20 years with the South African shipping company Safmarine.
He has also travelled widely in many parts of the world. A dedicated lover of ships he wrote extensively on the subject.