Tuesday, October 09, 2012


An old image of the port of Funchal, Madeira Island with the passenger cargo liners TRANSVAAL CASTLE and OCEANIEN on 24 November 1963. 
Union-Castle mail liner TRANSVAAL CASTLE was brand new while the Messageries Maritimes liner OCEANIEN was the former Holland America liner NOORDAM of 1938. She was chartered by MM as a stopgap until the new liner AUSTRALIEN was delivered. Hoever this new French liner was delivered as the PASTEUR of 1966 for the Europe Brazil River Plate service...
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