2019 Additions

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Mar

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May

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Jly

Aug

Sep

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Total

Visits

4,557

4,368

4,940

4,627

4,933

5,467

5,509

5,777

5,077

6,015




Pages Viewed

18,321

22,842

25,349

33,394

28,936

29,866

27,565

28,893

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Latest Additions

Union-Castle Ships

End of year statistics for   2018

Demarkation of and additions to   Tugs & Tenders   and    Managed Ships

2 Jan 2019

Subsidiary’s Small Craft

A new section on small craft owned by subsidiary companies   Subsidiary’s Small Craft

3 Jan 2019

Subsidiary’s Small Craft

New entries for Messina Bros vessels:   The Countess of Carnarvon   and   James Searle

4 Jan 2019

Subsidiary’s Small Craft

New entries for Messina Bros vessel:   Morning Star

5 Jan 2019

Small Craft

All small craft have now been incorporated into this section:   Tenders, Tugs and Launches

5 Jan 2019

Donald Currie


Union-Castle Ships

A rearrangement of the elements of    Donald Currie’s companies   to include the companies:   Castle Line,  Liverpool & Hamburg Line,   Leith, Hull and Hamburg Line   and   The Cape - Natal Coastal Service

A significant number of new entries of ships chartered by   Union-Castle Line

6 Jan 2019

Small Craft

A photo of one of the   small craft   in Table Bay

16 Jan 2019

British & Commonwealth Staff

New entry for   Niall Middlehurst

21 Jan 2019

Hector Whaling Ships

New entry for the factory ship   Terje Viken

25 Jan 2019

Crew Lists

New entry for   1950 - August

28 Jan 2019

Union-Castle Ships

Items on the withdrawal from service of   Pendennis Castle

30 Jan 2019

Bowater Ships

Many additional photographs of   Bowaters Ships   Including many pictures of the ships after Bowaters service

31 Jan 2019

Bullard King Ships

Some additional photographs of   Bullard King Ships   after Bullard King service

1 Feb 2019

Clan Line Ships

Many additional photographs of   Clan Line Ships   before and after Clan Line service

4 Feb 2019

Hector Whaling Ships

King Line Ships

Some additional photographs of   Hector Whaling Ships   before and after Hector Whaling service

Many additional photographs of   King Line Ships   before and after King Line service

5 Feb 2019

Safmarine Mail Ships

Scottish Shire Line Ships

Some additional photographs of   SA Vaal   after Safmarine service

Many additional photographs of   Scottish Shire Line Ships   before and after Scottish Shire Line service

7 Feb 2019

South American Saint Line Ships

Springbok Line Ships

Some additional photographs of   Saint Line Ships    before and after Saint Line service

Some additional photographs of   Springbok Line Ships   after Springbok Line service

8 Feb 2019

South American Saint Line Staff

New entry and service record for   Capt Terry Young

9 Feb 2019

Springbok Line Ships

Union-Castle Line Ships

Some additional photographs of   Springbok Line Ships    after Springbok Line service

Some additional photographs of   Union-Castle Line Ships    before and after Union-Castle Line service

11 Feb 2019

Royal Navy Ships

New entry for   HMS Dunluce Castle

16 Feb 2019

Union-Castle Ships

Some excellent new pictures of the fire stricken   Good Hope Castle   taken by   Mike Line

17 Feb 2019

B & C Ships

New entry for   Barnworth  owned by B&C but managed by Wallem Ship Management

18 Feb 2019

All Ships

Over the last couple of weeks a large number of photographs of the companies’ ships before and after their service have been inserted on the ship’s pages

22 Feb 2019

Union Castle Staff

Union Line Staff

New entry and service record for   Elfrida Heath

New entry for   Thomas Toby

22 Feb 2019

Union Castle Staff

Bowater Staff

New entry and service record for   Stuart Hickman   and   Cliff Bragg

New entry for   Larry Klein

25 Feb 2019

Union Castle Staff

An account of Llanstephan Castle’s entry into Archangel as told by her Master   Capt W D Roach

8 Mar 2019

Memorials

A memorial erected in Australia to comemmorate the seaman lost in 1909 on   Clan Ranald (2)

9 Mar 2019

Clan Line Staff

Update with service record of   Colin Gowans

12 Mar 2019

Memorials

Military Nurses that died on   Glenart Castle   in 1918

13 Mar 2019

Castle Line Staff

Union-Castle Staff

Update to the biography of   Commodore J W Creaghe

A photograph of   Captain H B Piers

14 Mar 2019

British & Commonwealth Staff


Clan Line Staff

Union-Castle Staff

New entry for   David Pope

New entry for   Patrick O’Sullivan

New entry for  John Moffat

New entry for   Tony Pellow

New entry for   Andrew Chalmers

15 Mar 2019

Crew Lists

New entry for   1950 - Jan

New entry for   1950 - Jun

New entry for   1952 - Nov

16 Mar 2019

Reunions

King Line Ships

British & Commonwealth Staff

Clan Line Ships




Clan Line Staff



Union-Castle Staff

Union-Castle Ships


Safmarine Mailships

Hector Whaling Ships

Agenda for the   2019 Pursers & Shipmates Reunion

The launch of   King Charles (1)

Many new pictures of life in the   Cadet Training Scheme

Loading in West Africa on   Clan Cumming (3)

Cadets on   Clan Sutherland (2)

Pictured in New Zealand in 1910   Clan Sutherland (1)

Cadets on   Clan Malcolm (2)

New picture of   Capt Alastair Sillars

The story of   Capt R Hinton-Brown’s   first trip to sea

New entry for   R T Buchanan

New entry for   L S Peverley

Farewell to   Rhodesia Castle

A call at Sheerness for   Roxburgh Castle (2)

Renaming ceremony on   SA Vaal

Change of propellor for   Hector Heron

17 Mar 2019

Crew Lists

New entry for   1956 - Nov

20 Mar 2019

Clan Line Ships

Union-Castle Managed Ships

Photo of   Clan Alpine (5)   in the Manchester Ship Canal

New entry for   Empire Duchess

21 Mar 2019

Union-Castle Small Craft

An excellent picture of passengers at East London being disembarked by basket

onto the passenger tender   Stork    plus some pictures of her in service after her Union-Castle days.

Additional picture of   Koodoo (2)   being towed out to sea to be scuttled.

23 Mar 2019

Union Line Ships

Union-Castle Ships

Royal Navy Ships

Additional pictures of   Phoebe   Athenian   Zulu   Roman (2)   and   African (2)

Additional pictures of   Llandovery Castle (2)   in her war time service

Additional pictures of   HMS Carnarvon Castle

New entry for   HMIS Llanstephan Castle

24 Mar 2019

Union-Castle Ships

A group photo of the officers of   Good Hope Castle   in December 1966

30 Mar 2019

Clan Line Staff

Update to the service records of   Capt D L’Estrange   and    Capt. A Redford

31 Mar 2019

Clan Line Staff

Update to the service records of   Capt S R J Woods

01 Apr 2019

Clan Line Ships

New picture of   Clan Chisholm (1)

02 Apr 2019

Clan Line Ships

Pictures of the wreck of   Clan MacMaster

Press cuttings about the loss of   Clan Shaw (2)

Picture of   Empire Lankester

03 Apr 2019

Crew Lists

Clan Line Staff

King Line Staff

Union-Castle Staff



Clan Line Ships

Union Line Ships

Bullard King Ships

Clan Line Staff

Union-Castle Staff


Clan Line Staff

Crew lists for   December 1958

New entry for   T T Johnstone

Update for   H C Gilbert

New entry for   V Jones

New entry for   P McTaggart

New entry for   R W Kerr

First voyage as a Cadet Ship for   Clan Davidson

An article and photographs on the launch and entry into service of   Norman

Umtata   sails as the first Cadet Ship

Obituary for   Commodore H J Anchor

Obituary and new entry for   Hermanus Craus

Obituary and new entry for   Charles Aldred

New entry for   Capt “Modus Operandi” Harrison

07 Apr 2019

Clan Line Staff

Update to the service record plus an account of his time as a cadet for   Capt R S Olden

08 Apr 2019

Royal Navy

The voyages of   HMS Kildonan Castle   1916 - 1918

09 Apr 2019

Union-Castle Ships


Royal Navy Ships

Photos of the two tugs that towed   Good Hope Castle   after her fire in The South Atlantic

Photo of   Edinburgh Castle   manoevring in Duncan Dock

A photo of   HMS Bonaventure   underway

10 Apr 2019

Clan Line Chartered Ships


Clan Line Ships



Clan Line Staff

On Clan Line charter   Port Nelson

On Clan Line charter   Herefordshire

Life as a troopship in WW1   Clan MacGillivray (1)

Picture of the officers of   Clan Lindsay (2)   after attack by submarine

Pictures of the officers and the damage inflicted on   Clan MacFadyen (1)   after attack by submarine

New entry for   Capt William Millar

New entry for   Capt Alec Scotland

12 Apr 2019

Hector Whaling Ships

Hector Whaling Staff


Clan Line Ships

An account of the stranding of   Hector Hawk   of the Italian coast in 1961

New entries for    Capt David Cornwell   and   Capt Reginald Franklin

New entry for   Iain Mathieson

A great series of photographs taken at Christmas 1972 on   Clan Menzies

13 Apr 2019

Clan Line Staff

An update to the service history of   Capt Derek Hedges

14 Apr 2019

Clan Line Chartered Ships

Ships on Clan Line Charter   Amberton   Lossiebank   Tremayne   Medcape   Baxtergate   Cardiff City

Harpalycus   Dartwood

16 Apr 2019

Castle Line Ships

Updates to the page of   Kinfauns Castle (2)

17 Apr 2019

Castle, Union and Union-Castle Line Ships

Clan Line Ships

Redefinition of Managed and Chartered Ships


All that remains of   Clan Stuart (2)   in Simon’s Bay

18 Apr 2019

Union-Castle Staff

Crew Lists

Update to the service record of   Capt M H Williams

New entry for   1961 - Apr

20 Apr 2019

British & Commonwealth Staff

Union-Castle Staff


Union-Castle Ships

New entry for   Donald Linehan

Update to the service records of   Capt S Hagan   and   Capt H Dryden

A painting of   F E Mattocks   Chief Engineer of Rochester Castle in 1942

A group photo of deck officer on   Carnarvon Castle   in 1956

Update to the account of Operation Pedestal with   Rochester Castle


22 Apr 2019

Crew Lists

Union-Castle Staff

New entry for   1942 - Aug   Operation Pedestal

New entry for   W Raymond

24 Apr 2019

Clan Line Ships

A painting of   Clan Sutherland   by Arthur J Burgess

A commemorative stamp featuring   Clan Ferguson    issued in Malta to mark the 70th Anniversary of Operation Pedestal

25 Apr 2019

British & Commonweath Cadet Training Scheme

I have tabulated all my records of the cadets that passed through   The Cadet Training Scheme   Access each ship by selecting the cadet ship’s picture.

28 Apr 2019

Clan Line Staff

A photograph of   Capt Raymond Shattock

Update to service record of   Capt John Brackenridge

29 Apr 2019

Clan Line Ships

Clan Line Staff

Some additional photographs and accounts of the ships involved in   The Mexican Project

An update to the service record of   Capt A G Allson

New entry for   Philip Penn

30 Apr 2019

Union-Castle Staff

Clan Line Staff


Reunions

New entry for   Sir Christopher Benson

New entry for   Douglas MacLeish

New entry for   Capt C M Powell

Photograph from   1977 Pensioners Reunion


01 May 2019

British & Commonwealth Staff

Clan Line Ships

King Line Ships

South American Saint Line Ships

An update to the service record and photograph of   David Oakden

Picture of   Clan MacGregor   on charter to Harrisons

Picture of   King Malcolm   on charter to Brocklebanks

Picture of   St John   on charter to Nerdrums

02 May 2019

Clan Line Ships


Reunions

A series of photographs of life on   Clan Menzies   in 1969/70

A photograph of   Clan Finlay   in life after Clan Line as Atlantic Ocean

List of attendees and many photographs of   2015 Clan Line Reunion

03 May 2019

Clan Line Ships


Union-Castle Ships


A water colour of   Clan Macdonald (4)

Life after Clan Line for   Clan Menzies (3)

An oil painting of   Kinnaird Castle

A group of Army Officers with the ship’s Master on   Glengorm Castle

04 May 2019

Union-Castle Staff


New entry for   Derek Mason

05 May 2019

Castle Line Staff

Update to   Capt H B Piers   and moved to Castle Line

06 May 2019

Clan Line Staff

Union-Castle Line Voyages

Photograph of   George Taylor

In 2000 the P&O ship Victoria was chartered for   The Centenary Cruise

07 May 2019

Union-Castle Ships

Photograph of   Rhodesia Castle   leaving Cape Town on her way to the breakers

08 May 2019

Union-Castle Ships

Union-Castle Staff

Castle Line Ships

Photograph of officers aboard   Southampton Castle   in 1973

Photograph of   Capt J P Smythe

Painting by Peter Bilas of   Kildonan Castle

09 May 2019

Union-Castle Ships

The final mail voyage of   Southampton Castle   in 1977

An encounter with a giant fish on   Armadale Castle

Additional pictures of the 1956 MCC Touring Team bound for South Africa on   Edinburgh Castle

10 May 2019

Clan Line Staff


Crew Lists

South American Saint Line Ships

Union-Castle Ships

Clan Line Ships

New entry for the Master of Clan Drummond   Captain P C Crockett

An update to the service record of   Captain Alan Cruickshank

New entry for   1889 - Oct

Life before Saint Line for   St Glen

A sign of things to come for   Capetown Castle

A new photograph of   Clan MacTaggart (1)

11 May 2019

B & C Careers

1972 - Officer Pay Scales

12 May 2019

Reunions

Attendee list for the   Southampton Reunion

13 May 2019

Clan Line Staff

Photograph of   Capt A G Allson

13 May 2019

Union-Castle Documents

Union-Castle Staff

Bullard King Ships

In 1973 Nigel Combes wrote a guide for his successors   A Mail Ship Chief Officer

The service record of   Nigel Combes

Umvuma   in WW1 camouflage

A painting of the sailing ship  Priscilla

16 May 2019

Union-Castle Staff

New photograph of   Towyn Jones

16 May 2019

Clan Line Ships

Union-Castle Ships

Life after Clan Line for   Clan Matheson (1)

Paintings of   Llandovery Castle (1)   and   Winchester Castle (1)   and   Arundel Castle (4)   at Cape Town

18 May 2019

Clan Line Ships


The   Clan Line Ships   now show their Clan Badges

19 May 2019

Castle Line Ships

Union-Castle Ships


Ships pages now show a picture of that ship’s eponymous castle

20 May 2019

Castle Line Ships

Castle Line Staff



Crew Lists

Two paintings of   Drummond Castle

Update to   Capt W W Pierce

New entries  for   James Wayman,   T W Hicks,   P S Ellis,   M J Holmes,   R J Beattie,   J McAlpine,   J Milne,   

G Eccles,   T Sloan,   A Cowie,   W Skead   all lost aboard Drummond Castle

New entry for   1896 - Jun

21 May 2019

Castle Line Staff

New entries for the two surviving crew members of the   Drummond Castle   disaster   

Charles Wood   and   William Godbolt

22 May 2019

Union-Castle Ships

A painting of   Capetown Castle   in foggy weather by J C A Goedhart

23 May 2019

Castle Line Ships

Safmarine Mail Ships

A painting of   Carisbrook Castle   leaving Cape Town by James A Flood

Two photographs of   SA Vaal   leaving Cape Town for the last time

24 May 2019

British & Commonwealth Staff

Memorials

New entry for   David Tomlinson

A memorial page for   Drummond Castle

27 May 2019

Scottish Tankers

Bullard King Ships

A sketch of   Scottish Hawk

Interior pictures and a deck plans of   Umzumbi ,   Umona (2),   Umsinga,   Umlazi,   Umhloti,   

Umbilo,  and  Umkuzi (1)


28 May 2019

Union-Castle Ships

Some additional pictures and press cuttings of   Dunbar Castle  


29 May 2019

Clan Line Ships

New entry for   Tantallon Castle (3)   on charter to Clan Line

New entry for   Hopecrest   on charter to Clan Line

31 May 2019

Union-Castle Staff

New photograph of    Capt Harold Dellar

01 Jun 2019

British & Commonwealth

Examples of the   B & C Hair Style Policy

09 Jun 2019

Union-Castle Staff

Union-Castle Ships

New entry for   Thomas Dibble

Launch day for   Capetown Castle

12 Jun 2019

Union-Castle Staff

Union-Castle Ships

New entry for   Christopher Biggs

Some additional photographs of   Leasowe Castle

13 Jun 2019

CI Shipping Ships

New pictures of Life After CI Shipping for   Balmoral Universal   Kinpurnie Universal   and   Winchester Universal

17 Jun 2019

Union-Castle Ships

New picture of   Carnarvon Castle   leaving Cape Town

19 Jun 2019

Union-Castle Staff

An update with the service record and tributes for   Mike Fletcher

20 Jun 2019

Union-Castle

Union-Castle Ships

Scottish Tankers

Safmarine Mail Ships

Union-Castle Staff

Some additions to   Documents and Other Print

Some new material on her final years, and the car race for  Windsor Castle

A great picture of   Scottish Eagle (1)   entering Sydney

Ex   SA Vaal   at the breakers

Photograph and partial service record for   J M Stephen

21 Jun 2019

Union-Castle Staff

Clan Line Ships

New entry for   John C Lester

Incorporate Clan Tartans with the Clan Badge

22 Jun 2019

Union-Castle Ships

Union-Castle ships were used frequently to carry sports teams to and from South Africa:

1924 - British Lions tour to South Africa aboard   Edinburgh Castle

1929 - England football team tour to South Africa aboard   Windsor Castle

1934 - South African Empire Games team return home aboard   Armadale Castle

1938 - British Lions tour to South Africa aboard   Stirling Castle

1952 - Springbok tour return home aboard   Carnarvon Castle

23 Jun 2019

Union-Castle Documents

A fascinating document on the   Entry of Cadets   into the company in the early 1900s

23 Jun 2019

Bowater Staff

Bowater Ships

A photograph of   Capt Stan Hay   when he was Master of Clan MacGillivray in 1977

Photographs of   Nina Bowater   at her launch and after her time with Bowaters

26 Jun 2019

King Line Ships

Photograph of   King Henry   after her launch

01 Jul 2019

South American Saint Line Ships

Photograph of   Withrow Park   in later life

02 Jul 2019

Bowater Ships

Union-Castle Documents

Life after Bowaters for   Markland

The History of Union-Castle Line   published in 1937

03 Jul 2019

Union-Castle Documents

Clan Line Documents

A new section about the ships commemorated in   Postcards

A new section about the ships commemorated in   Postcards

04 Jul 2019

Union-Castle Ships

Contributed by John Davies, a picture of the Queen Mother being introduced to the launching party at the launch of   RMS Windsor Castle

06 Jul 2019

Crew Lists

New crew list for   Stirling Castle July 1939

08 Jul 2019

Union-Castle Ships

A press article on the construction of the engines for   Capetown Castle

10 Jul 2019

Union-Castle Ships

Clan Line Ships

A series of photographs on   Kinnaird Castle   in 1971 of The Crossing the Line Ceremony

Some pictures of   Clan Sutherland   leaving Durban on her final voyage

11 Jul 2019

Clan Line Staff

Clan Line Ships

New entry and service record for   Capt Roy Parsons

Photograph of   Clan Stuart (2)   agound in Simon’s Bay

12 Jul 2019

Ship’s Postcards

Some additional postcards in   Castle Line   and   Union-Castle Line

13 Jul 2019

Cadet Ships

The cadets of early 1972 aboard   Clan Malcolm   Clan Matheson   and   Clan Menzies

14 Jul 2019

Clan Line Ships

A short article and some photographs concerning the tragic fire aboard   Clan MacNab   in 1975

16 Jul 2019

British & Commonwealth Staff

A new entry for   Richard Speight

19 Jul 2019

Union-Castle Ships

The launch of   Rothesay Castle (1)

20 Jul 2019

Union-Castle Staff

New entry for   Roy Clarke

21 Jul 2019

Union-Castle Ships

King Line Ships

Photograph of   Dunnottar Castle   on the slipway

New photograph of   King Charles (2)

22 Jul 2019

Union-Castle Staff

Safmarine Mailship Staff

Clan Line Staff

British & Commonwealth Staff

Portraits of   Union-Castle Commodores

Portraits of   Safmarine Commodores

Portraits of   Clan Line Commodores

Portraits of   B & C Commodores

25 Jul 2019

Union-Castle Ships

Union Line Ships

Castle Line Ships

Pendennis Castle  at the fitting-out berth in Belfast

Photographs of   Spartan   and   Gascon   during the Boer War

Photographs of   Kinfauns Castle   during the Boer War

27 Jul 2019

Union-Castle Staff

New entry for   Gerry Hobbs

27 Jul 2019

Union-Castle Postcards

New card of   Victoria

02 Aug 2019

Clan Line Staff

Clan Line Ships

New entry for   Capt L G W Pitts

Picture of   Clan Kennedy   as Ocean Viscount

03 Aug 2019

Clan Line Ships



Scottish Shire Line Ships

New photograph of   Clan MacVicar

Photograph of   Clan MacGillivray (1)   operating as an Australian troop ship

Photograph of the launch of   Clan Fraser (4)

Photograph of   Berwickshire

Photograph of   Buteshire (3)

06 Aug 2019

Bowater Ships

Bowater Staff

Photographs of the launch of   Elizabeth Bowater

Service record of   Capt Duncan Lockhart


07 Aug 2019

Union-Castle Ships

Castle Line Ships

Clan Line Ships

CI Ships

Photographs of the launch of   Armadale Castle

Photographs of   Kinfauns Castle   on the slipway

Photograph of the launch of   Clan Farquharson

Photographs of the building and trials of   Everett F Wells

08 Aug 2019

Clan Line Ships

Clan Line Managed Ships

Photograph of   Clan MacKendrick   in later life as Ardpatrick

Photograph of the launch of   Empire Fawley

Photograph of   Empire Gunfleet

09 Aug 2019

Bowater Staff

Service record of   Capt Robert Campbell

Service record of   Capt Richard Bessant

10 Aug 2019

Bowater Staff

Service record of   Capt Basil Biggs

11 Aug 2019

Union-Castle Postcards

A series of   Postcards   available to passengers

15 Aug 2019

Clan Line Ships

More of Life After Clan Line for   Empire Canute

16 Aug 2019

Reunions

Details of the   Liverpool Reunion   October 2019

20 Aug 2019

Clan Line Ships


Castle Line Ships


Union-Castle Ships






Royal Navy Ships

Picture of   Clan Morrison   aground at Madras in 1938

Picture of   Clan Malcolm (1)   after collision in the Irish Sea in 1921

Magazine article about   Dunottar Castle

The 1902 Australian Cricket Team returns home aboard   Dunvegan Castle

Photographs on the launch of   Capetown Castle

Photographs of her launch in 1930 and subsequent stranding in 1936 of   Winchester Castle

Photograph of the launch of   Bratton Castle

Photographs of the launch and maiden voyage of   Durban Castle

Photographs of the launch of   Walmer Castle (2)

The arrival of The Gordon Highlanders in Cape Town in 1936 aboard   Stirling Castle

Announcement of   HMS Balmoral Castle   Her role as Royal Yacht

Photographs of   HMS Carnarvon Castle   after her fight with german raider






23 Aug 2019

Union-Castle Ships

Photographs of the building and launches of:    Pretoria Castle (2)    Edinburgh Castle (3)   Kenya Castle   

Stirling Castle (2)   and   Carnarvon Castle (2)

24 Aug 2019

Royal Navy Ships

New page for   HMS Winchester Castle

25 Aug 2019

Crew Lists

Many partial   Crew Lists   mainly involving WW2 losses

26 Aug 2019

King Line Ships

Clan Line Ships

A story about a tragic accident on   King Alfred   in 1957

A striking painting of the sinking of   Clan Ferguson   in Operation Pedestal

27 Aug 2019

Donald Currie’s Castle Ships

South American Saint Line Ships

Houston Line Ships

Clan Line Ships

Photographs of the sailing ships  Cluny Castle   Warwick Castle   and   Carnarvon Castle

Photograph of   Shakespear

Photograph of   Harmonides (1)   as Wooloomooloo

Some additional photographs of the tragic loss of   Clan Ranald (2)

29 Aug 2019

Clan Line Staff

Union-Castle Documents

Update to the service record of   Capt Alistair Sillars

A new page showing a collection of   Cigarette Cards

01 Sep 2019

Union-Castle Documents

New entries to the collection of   Cigarette Cards

02 Sep 2019

Clan Line Staff

Update to the service record of   Capt Neville Wray-Cook

05 Sep 2019

Union-Castle Ships

Crew Lists

A notice to passengers regarding the use of fresh water aboard   Durban Castle   early in WW2

New crew list for   1956 - Apr

08 Sep 2019

Union-Castle Ships

Photograph of   Pendennis Castle   taken shortly after her arrival in Hong Kong

12 Sep 2019

Union-Castle Ships

Extracts from Engineering Magazine of April 1910 of the then brand new   Balmoral Castle

15 Sep 2019

Clan Line Ships

Photoes of   Clan Urquhart   and   Clan Campbell   in war time colours and heavily armed

16 Sep 2019

King Line Ships

The last remains of the wrecked   King Cadwallon   at East London

20 Sep 2019

Union-Castle Ships


Union Line Ships

Clan Line Ships


Scottish Shire Line Ships

CI Shipping Ships

Additional photos of   Windsor Castle (2)   in WW2

Photos and details of the WW1 service of   Balmoral Castle   Dunluce Castle   and   Field Marshal

Photos and details of the WW1 service of   Gaika

Photos and details of the WW1 service of   Clan MacCorquodale   Clan MacEwen   and   Clan MacGillivray (1)

Photo of the launch of    Clan Campbell (5)

Photos and details of the WW1 service of   Argyllshire (1)   and   Ayrshire (2)

Life before CI for   Hartland Point

21 Sep 2019

Bowater Staff

New entry for   John MacKenzie

22 Sep 2019

Royal Navy Ships

Some additional photos of the Royal Tour of Southern Africa when   HMS Balmoral Castle   was Royal Yacht

23 Sep 2019

Royal Navy Ships

Additional information regarding armaments on board the company ships in   Royal Navy   service

25 Sep 2019

Castle Line Ships

Some illustrations of   Dublin Castle   and   Kinfauns Castle (1)

27 Sep 2019

Bullard King Ships

Umtata (4)   sailing upriver to Hamburg

29 Sep 2019

Crew Lists

New entry for   1955 - August

01 Oct 2019

Safmarine Mailships

Reunions

Final departure from Durban for   SA Oranje

Attendee list for  2019 Clan Line Reunion

04 Oct 2019

Union Line Ships

Photograph of the mailship   Trojan   during her service as a Hospital Ship in the Boer War

09 Oct 2019

Castle Line Ships

More information about the war-time roles of   Lismore Castle   and   Kildonan Castle

10 Oct 2019

Hector Whaling Ships

British & Commonwealth Staff

Castle Line Staff

Castle Line Ships

Union Line Ships

Photographs of the cargo ships   Enderby   and   Bransfield

An adventure in Aden told by   Michael Walsh

A press cutting on the retirement of   Capt Cecil Bickford

A postcard about the Boer War service of   Pembroke Castle

A postcard about the Boer War service of   Guelph

11 Oct 2019

Union-Castle Line Ships

Photographs of   Capetown Castle   during WW2

12 Oct 2019

Reunions

Attendees of    Pursers Association Reunion 2019

13 Oct 2019



Crew Lists

Clan Line Ships



Houston Line Staff

British & Commonwealth Ships



Safmarine Mailships


Clan Line Staff


Union Castle Staff



Bowater Staff

Union-Castle Ships

Hector Whaling Ships

Thanks to a gift of a great number of Review/Clansman magazines from  Alan Stewart   

I am updating the site with the following:

A great number of re-scans and additions to make the   Crew Lists   more legible

Life aboard the Cadetship   Clan Sutherland

The story of Christmas 1931 aboard   Clan MacBride (1)

Rescue at sea involving   Clan MacDonald   in 1966

An update to   Capt A G Benyon

The smallest vessel in the fleet, the canal boat   Bricoma

Sir Anthony Cayzer’s yacht   Patra

Tendimus   and   Tendimus II   based on The Norfolk Broads

Another rescue at sea for   SA Vaal

The birth of the   Safmarine Mailship Service   by Capt N M Lloyd

New entries for   Capt J W Charles-Auckland   Capt J L Jones   Capt K C Simpson   William MacFarlane  

W S Joice   C W Lavis         

New entry for   R Brew

Update to  J H Summers

Elevation to Commodore of   Capt J F Oakley

New entry for   Capt J MacLarty

A rare photograph of the tug   Incomati   before her sale to Union-Castle

The launches of   Hector Gannet   and   Hector Gull


17 Oct 2019

Houston Line Staff

Clan Line Staff

New entry for   Capt S S Davidson

New entry for Capt J V Findlay

19 Oct 2019

Union Line Ships

Clan Line Ships

Union-Castle Staff


Greek   in later life as Segura

A poem to mark the end of service for   Clan Angus   by Capt R Wise

Service record of   David Mailer



21 Oct 2019

British & Commonwealth

Union-Castle Ships


King Line Ships

Safmarine

Cadet training exchange with   Hansa Line

Rochester Castle   unloading after her epic voyage as part of Operation Pedestal

The first voyages of   Reina Del Mar

A charter to Svea Line for   King Henry

The launch of   Tzaneen


24 Oct 2019

Union-Castle

Union Line Staff

Union-Castle Ships

The history behind   The Accelerated Mail Service

How   Commodore H F Hoste   became a founding father of Rhodesia

In TSA colours   Reina Del Mar

25 Oct 2019

Crew Lists

I am in the process of rescanning all the Crew Lists from 1962 onwards. I have now reached early 1973

03 Nov 2019

Crew Lists

I am in the process of rescanning all the Crew Lists from 1962 onwards. I have now reached the end of 1975

07 Nov 2019

Crew Lists



B&C Ships


Hector Whaling Ships


Clan Line Ships



Union-Castle Ships





Safmarine Ships



B&C Staff

King Line Ships


Union Line Staff

Scottish Shire Line Ships

Scottish Tankers

B&C Shipping Company

All   Crew Lists   from 1962 to 1985 have now been rescanned and appear much clearer than before

Many Certificates and Promotions notices have been added

While working through the Crew Lists many other items of interest have been added or updated:

The company provided a number of   Recreational Vessels   either via The Tendimus Club or Sailing Clubs

Additions for from   Hartland Point   Causeway   Sunnyway   Everett F Wells

The launches of    Hector Gannet   and   Hector Gull

Additions for   Hector Heron   

Additions for   Clan Graham   Clan MacIver    Clan MacGowan   Clan MacTavish   Clan Grant     Clan Sutherland

Clan MacTaggart   Clan Finlay   Clan MacIntyre   Clan MacLachlan   Clan MacNair   Clan Malcolm   Clan Matheson

Clan Menzies   Clan MacDonald   Clan Ranald   Clan Ross   

Pretoria Castle   Flagship of The Blue in 1963

Reina Del Mar   in TSA colours

Additions for   Kinnaird Castle   Southampton Castle   Edinburgh Castle   Good Hope Castle   Pendennis Castle

Pretoria Castle   Windsor Castle   Rhodesia Castle   Rochester Castle   Rotherwick Castle   Cap Polonio

Andalucia Star   

Launches of the B&C owned   Letaba   Tzaneen   and   Drakenstein

Rescue at sea   SA Vaal  

Additions for   SA Oranje   

Life aboard Hansa Line ships as part of   Cadet Training

King Henry   on charter to Svae Line

Additions for   King Alexander   King John   King Alfred   King Charles   King George   King William   

A founding father of Rhodesia   Commodore Henry Hoste

Additions for   Perthshire   

Additions for   Elbe Ore   Scottish Eagle   Scottish Lion   

Significant Events   The Falklands Conflict   

10 Nov 2019

King Line Ships

Safmarine Ships

Memorials

Union-Castle Staff

A new section on the ships managed by   King Line   companies, it is not yet complete in all details

A set of photographs of the naming ceremony of   SA Oranje

Some additional photographs of   The National Memorial Arboretum

Retirement notices for Captains:   A Freer   F Pye   and   R Wright

11 Nov 2019

Union-Castle Staff

King Line Staff

Clan Line Staff

New entry for   B W Mitton

Update to   Capt David Poulgrain

Update to   F G Briggs

13 Nov 2019

Union-Castle Staff

Update to   W A Purse

16 Nov 2019

Union-Castle Staff

Clan Line Staff

New entry for   W N Makepeace

New entry for   Bernard Higgins

New entry for   Thomas Lowrey


17 Nov 2019

Union-Castle Staff

Clan Line Staff

New entry for   Fred Harrison

Update for   Capt J Browne

Update for   Commodore F J E Houghton

18 Nov 2019

Scottish Shire Line Ships

Clan Line Staff

Voyage Notes from  Stirlingshire   in 1966

Update for   Capt W H Dalley

Update for   Capt George Young



19 Nov 2019

Clan Line Staff

Union-Castle Staff



Bowater Staff

New entry for   Capt J G Smith

Update for   Capt D A Rees

New entry for   W E Tidman

Update for   Capt G H Griggs

Update for   Capt J C Maclarty


20 Nov 2019

Union-Castle Staff

Clan Line Staff

Update for   Capt A J Culpin

Update for   Capt F D Bonney

New entry for   Capt G B Owen


21 Nov 2019

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