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  • £12.00

    Cruises by Reina Del Mar – passenger accommodation

    Union Castle, n.d.

     

    fine multi-fold 1960’s colour printed brochure with deck plans and interior views.

     

    very good condition.

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  • £20.00

    Mailships of the Union Castle Line

    by Harris & Ingpen

     

    Fernwood Press, 1999

     

     

    a beautifully produced record of the Union-Castle mailships sailing to South Africa between 1857 and 1977.  very well illustrated from photographs, and colour paintings by Peter Bilas.

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  • £10.00

    R.M.S. “Kildonan Castle” [Union Castle line]

    two printed concert programmes from a January 1911 voyage.

     

    two small format card programmes in good clean condition. one single-fold, with caricature illustration to front, the other single sheet printed to one side only.

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  • £125.00

    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

     

    Murray, Marischal

     

    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.

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  • £30.00

    Union-Castle and the War 1914-1919

    Knight, E.F.

    published by the company, 1920

     

    a scarce history of the Union-Castle line in the first world war, including accounts of the sinking of the ‘Leasowe Castle’ and ‘Galway Castle’, the role of Union-Castle ships converted to armed merchant cruisers, etc., and a Roll of Honour for those who died or were awarded with honour during the conflict.

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  • £5.00

    Union-Castle Line in Colour

    by Barry J. Eagles

     

    Waterfront, 2001.

     

    reproductions of old colour postcards of Union-Castle ships, with descriptive text.

     

    an attractive book.

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