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.
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.
Union-Castle and the War 1914-1919
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.