Cape Town Shipping, ships at Cape Town from 1862-2000
by Peter Newall
Black Dog Press, 2000.
a fine photographic record of nearly 150 years of shipping in the South African port of Cape Town
In South African Waters, Passenger Liners since 1930
by Hughes & Humphries
Cape Town, Oxford University Press, 1977.
short history of each shipping company, with details and photos of the ships.
Safmarine, the South African Marine Corporation Ltd
a group history, 1946-1999.
World Ship Society, 2002.
Ships and South Africa
a maritime chronicle of the Cape, with particular reference to Mail and Passenger Liners from the early days of steam, down to the present
Oxford University Press, 1933.
the definitive work on the first century of steam navigation to South Africa.
Part one comprises a chronological history, with separate chapters on shipwrecks and disasters.
Part two covers the shipping lines, with extensive coverage of the ships of the Union-Castle Line, followed by appendices.