Over the years a great number of postcards were produced of nearly all of the fleets. With the usual Union-Castle eye for economy it was not uncommon for one photograph to be used for sister ships I.e Kenya, Braemar and Rhodesia Castles.

Not only was there the standard company issue card but many independent cards were also published.

Occasionally cards were produced to commemorate special events such as those on this page.

The departure from Cape Town of a fleet of six vessels under

Royal Naval escort in 1914

Passengers embarking in Southampton

Union-Castle Head Office marking the passing of King Edward VII in 1910

Deck Billiards

Are You There ?

Cigarette & Necktie Race

Concert on Deck



Palm Trees - Madeira

Waterfall - Madeira

Slinging the Monkey

Potato Race

Four Palms - Santa Cruz

Adderley Street - Cape Town

A booklet was published that was available for passenger to purchase containing a number of postcards depicted places or events of interest during a voyage with the company

Armadale Castle

Arundel Castle (4)

Athlone Castle

Balmoral Castle (2)

Bloemfontein Castle

Braemar Castle (3)

Capetown Castle

Carnarvon Castle (2)

Cawdor Castle

Dover Castle (2)

Drakensberg Castle

Dunbar Castle (2)

Dunluce Castle (2)

Dunnottar Castle

Dunvegan Castle (2)

Durban Castle

Durham Castle

Edinburgh Castle (2)

Edinburgh Castle (3)

Garth Castle (2)

Glengorm Castle

Gloucester Castle

Good Hope Castle (1)

Grantully Castle (2)

Guildford Castle


Kenilworth Castle (2)

Kenilworth Castle (3)

Kenya Castle

Llandaff Castle

Llandovery Castle (2)

Llangibby Castle

Llanstephan Castle

Pendennis Castle

Pretoria Castle (2)

Reina Del Mar

Rhodesia Castle

Riebeeck Castle

Southampton Castle

Stirling Castle (2)

Tantallon Castle (3)

Tintagel Castle (2)

Transvaal Castle


Walmer Castle (2)

Warwick Castle (3)

Warwick Castle (4)

Winchester Castle (1)

Windsor Castle (2)

Windsor Castle (3)


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