Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Union-Castle Safmarine mail ships

The late fleet of mail ships on the Southampton to the Cape run as depicted on a poster issued by Safmarine and UCL in about 1970.
In this artist's impression the final five passenger mail ships sail together: from left to right, the WINDSOR CASTLE, PENDENNIS CASTLE, EDINBURGH CASTLE, S.A. VAAL and S.A. ORANGE. By 1977 all were gone...
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