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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)

A water colour 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

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