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Passenger List, Union-Castle Line, R.M.S. Winchester Castle, 9 December 1954

Cabin and Tourist Class Passenger List for the R.M.S. Winchester Castle of the Union-Castle Line, Departing 9 December 1954 from Southampton to Durban via Madeira, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, and East London, Commanded by Captain G. W. B. Lloyd.

List of Cabin and Tourist Class Passengers

Union-Castle Line

R.M.S. Winchester Castle

Captain G. W. B. Lloyd

Southampton to Durban via

Madeira, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, and East London

Thursday, 9 December 1954

Itinerary

Southampton Leave December 9th
Madeira - - Call December 12th
CAPE TOWN Arrive December 23rd
CAPE TOWN Depart December 23rd
Port Elizabeth Arrive December 25th
Port Elizabeth Depart December 26th
East London Call December 27th
Durban Arrive December 28th

List of Senior Officers

  1. Captain G. W. B. Lloyd, Commander
  2. Chief Officer R. G. Pargiter
  3. First Officer H. Landless
  4. Second Officer J. C. Edwards
  5. Third Officer J. D. MacMillan
  6. Fourth Officer D. M. Bailey
  7. Chief Engineer A. M. Shute
  8. First Engineer F. Young
  9. Senr. Second Engineer H. G. Stuart
  10. Intr. Second Engineer A. C. Simpson
  11. Jnr. Second Engineer H. Huges
  12. Surgeon D. Fairley, M.B., Ch.B
  13. Purser L. F. W. Tayler
  14. Chief Steward H. C. Boorn
  15. First Radio Officer J. Eager

List of First Class Passengers.

Front Cover - 9 December 1954 Passenger List, R.M.M.V. Winchester Castle, Union-Castle Line

Madeira

  1. Mr. D. V. Archard
  2. Mrs. Archard
  3. Mr. J. Bancroft
  4. Mr. M. Berry
  5. Mr. E. J. Blackmore
  6. Mrs. Blackmore
  7. Miss Blackmore
  8. Miss J. Campbell
  9. Mr. O. E. Coad
  10. Miss A. E. Craston
  11. Miss E. N. da Silva
  12. Mrs. C. de Freitas
  13. Mr. F. Elms
  14. Mrs. Elms
  15. Miss E. M. G. Gale
  16. Mr. H. Gilbert
  17. Mrs. Gilbert
  18. Miss Green
  19. Miss Green
  20. Mr. G. R. Hart
  21. Mrs. Hart
  22. Cmdr. J. A. Hunn, O.B.E., R.N
  23. Mrs. Hunn
  24. Mrs. F. V. Hunn
  25. Mr. P. Hyams
  26. Mrs. Hyams
  27. Mr. T. A. B. Jones
  28. Mrs. Jones
  29. Mrs. B. Mash
  30. Mr. J. Mindel
  31. Mrs. Mindel
  32. Master D. Mindel
  33. Mrs. E. Neilson
  34. Mr. A. S. Pearson
  35. Mrs. Pearson
  36. Mr. J. Phillips
  37. Mrs. Phillips
  38. Mr. A. Rodrigues
  39. Miss M. Ruddle
  40. Mr. J. H. Sisson
  41. Mrs. Sisson
  42. Mr. C. T. Sutcliffe
  43. Mrs. Sutcliffe
  44. Miss D. Sutcliffe
  45. Mr. H. Thomas
  46. Mr. J. Warshaw
  47. Mrs. Wilcox

CAPE TOWN

  1. Mr. W. Arlidge
  2. Mrs. Arlidge
  3. Miss M. C. Bates
  4. Mr. W. C. J. Besaans
  5. Mrs. Besaans
  6. Mrs. A. L. Black
  7. Mrs. D. Brown
  8. Mr. H. W. Danbury
  9. Mrs. Danbury
  10. Miss B. Dege
  11. Colonel A. C. Ellis, C.B.E
  12. Mrs. Ellis
  13. Captain H. E. Fougstedt
  14. Mrs. Fougstedt
  15. Master M. G. Fougstedt
  16. Mr. G. H. Gascoigne
  17. Mrs. Gascoigne
  18. Professor G. P. Gilmour
  19. Mrs. Gilmour
  20. Mr. A. Gordon
  21. Brigadier E. S. F. Harvey
  22. Mrs. Harvey
  23. Mr. R. T. Houchin
  24. Mrs. Houchin
  25. Mrs. M. Hussey
  26. Mr. E. Shirley Jones
  27. Dr. C. F. Knight, D.S.O
  28. Mrs. A. Lucas
  29. Miss A. S. Lucas
  30. Mrs. D. A. Macartney
  31. Mrs. A. M. Medhurst
  32. Mr. D. P. B. Morkel
  33. Mrs. Morkel
  34. Major P. M. Murray
  35. Mr. M. Olsberg, J.P
  36. Mrs. Olsberg
  37. Mrs. M. Orchard, J.P
  38. Mrs. S. C. Pearsall
  39. Mr. A. E. Potter
  40. Dr. J. D. K. Reitz
  41. Mrs. Reitz
  42. Mr. G. H. Rusbridger
  43. Mrs. Rusbridger
  44. Master R. J. Rusbridger
  45. Master A. C. Rusbridger
  46. Mr. A. C. Shaw
  47. Mrs. Shaw
  48. Mrs. A. M. Smith
  49. Mrs. M. Springarn
  50. Miss S. Springarn
  51. Mr. L. J. Stanley
  52. Mr. E. Taylor
  53. Mrs. Taylor
  54. Miss J. Taylor
  55. Mrs. M. E. Trouton
  56. Miss K. M. G. Trouton
  57. Miss F. Verinder
  58. Mr. D. J. Walkerley
  59. Mrs. Cecilia Wessels
  60. Miss F. P. Williams
  61. Mrs. M. Woodward

Madeira to CAPE TOWN

  1. Mr. J. Vintcent

East London

  1. Mrs. M. J. Bentley

Durban

  1. Mr. J. C. R. Allen
  2. Mrs. Allen
  3. Master J. P. Allen
  4. Mr. E. J. Chalk
  5. Mrs. Chalk
  6. Mr. E. Frankel
  7. Mrs. Frankel
  8. Mr. H. E. Nixon
  9. Mr. S. Oncken
  10. Mrs. Oncken
  11. Mr. D. Ross
  12. Mrs. Ross
  13. Miss J. Ross
  14. Miss M. I. Ross

List of Tourist Class Passengers

CAPE TOWN

  1. Sister. M. Alexis
  2. Mrs. G. J. Anderson
  3. Mrs. H. M. Anderson
  4. Master A. J. Anderson
  5. Miss L. M. Anderson
  6. Miss E. Anderson
  7. Mrs. E. Ashton
  8. Captain Evelyn Ashwell (S.A.)
  9. Mr. E. J. Atkins
  10. Mrs. Atkins
  11. Master E. J. Atkins
  12. Mr. P. Bailey
  13. Miss M. J. Ball
  14. Miss D. W. Barnett
  15. Mr. E. J. Bebington
  16. Mrs. Bebington
  17. Mrs. A. V. Bentley
  18. Mrs. L. E. Blay
  19. Miss R. Blay
  20. Mr. J. V. d. Merwe Booysen
  21. Mrs. Booysen
  22. Mr. I. D. Bosman
  23. Mrs. Bosman
  24. Miss K. Brabazon
  25. Miss J. Brady
  26. Mr. E. Russell Brayshaw
  27. Mrs. Brayshaw
  28. Mr. T. Butcher
  29. Miss J. Cairns
  30. Miss I. M. Carlson
  31. Mrs. E. M. Chalmers
  32. Miss A. Chalmers
  33. Master G. A. Chalmers
  34. Mr. C. R. Chapple
  35. Mrs. Chapple
  36. Mrs. M. A. Chivell
  37. Master D. F. Chivell
  38. Master P. E. Chivell
  39. Mr. W. F. Clark
  40. Mrs. Clark
  41. Mrs. D. A. Clark
  42. Miss A. Clay
  43. Miss L. E. Clendinnen
  44. Miss M. Coetzer
  45. Rev. P. G. Cole
  46. Mrs. Cole
  47. Miss G. M. Connell
  48. Mrs. J. Cook
  49. Master Cook
  50. Miss I. Crosbie
  51. Miss B. Crowley
  52. Mrs. L. Cusack
  53. Miss L. Cusack
  54. Mr. I. F. Dallimer
  55. Mrs. Dallimer
  56. Miss G. R. Dauncey
  57. Mr. B. Davies
  58. Mr. W. E. Davies
  59. Mrs. A. Davies
  60. Miss D. Davies
  61. Mrs. I. M. Davies
  62. Miss E. Davies
  63. Master G. Davies
  64. Master E. Davies
  65. Miss E. B. Dean
  66. Mr. H. W. F. De Bruyn
  67. Mrs. De Bruyn
  68. Master G. A. De Bruyn
  69. Mrs. M. J. Deleeuw
  70. Miss M. J. Deleeuw
  71. Mrs. N. Desjardins
  72. Master P. W. Desjardins
  73. Mr. D. Dick
  74. Mrs. Dick
  75. Miss J. Dick
  76. Miss G. Dick
  77. Miss W. F. Dorsett
  78. Miss R. Dray
  79. Miss L. Dudley
  80. Miss L. J. Du Preez
  81. Mr. H. B. Eaton
  82. Dr. D. Eloff
  83. Mr. A. G. Evans
  84. Mr. D. Evans
  85. Mr. G. H. Felton
  86. Miss C. B. J. Findlay-Smith
  87. Sister M. J. Fister
  88. Mrs. R. B. Fontini
  89. Miss Y. A. Fontini
  90. Mr. J. Forbes
  91. Mrs. Forbes
  92. Master J. G. Forbes
  93. Master B. F. Forbes
  94. Master N. G. Forbes
  95. Miss B. Ford
  96. Mr. I. J. van H. Fourie
  97. Mrs. Fourie
  98. Master T. Fourie
  99. Master I. Fourie
  100. Mr. M. Fricker
  101. Mr. F. Gernandt
  102. Mrs. G. Gibbs
  103. Miss A. Gibson
  104. Miss M. H. Gibson
  105. Mrs. F. A. Gold
  106. Mrs. E. J. Goodwin
  107. Miss Y. Goodwin
  108. Mr. A. Goold
  109. Mr. C. W. Gover
  110. Mr. J. Graham
  111. Mrs. Graham
  112. Mr. G. T. Grimes
  113. Mrs. C. Griffiths
  114. Master D. Griffiths
  115. Mr. I. Gunn
  116. Mr. J. Hamilton
  117. Mrs. Hamilton
  118. Miss N. Hawkins
  119. Mr. D. S. Hearne
  120. Mr. T. J. Hedderick
  121. Mrs. H. Hickman
  122. Mr. J. M. Hill
  123. Mrs. Hill
  124. Mr. H. A. Hillier
  125. Mrs. Hillier
  126. Mrs. F. M. Hoban
  127. Miss M. L. Hobson
  128. Mr. T. R. Hodges
  129. Mr. H. Home
  130. Mrs. M. F. Hopley
  131. Miss S. M. Hopley
  132. Miss A. E. Hopley
  133. Mr. G. A. Hosking
  134. Mrs. Hosking
  135. Master D. H. Hosking
  136. Master B. C. Hosking
  137. Mrs. E. H. Hughes
  138. Miss P. D. Hunter
  139. Mrs. M. James
  140. Mrs. E. Jamieson
  141. Mr. J. Jansson
  142. Miss J. Jennings
  143. Mr. H. Johnstone
  144. Mr. F. J. Jones
  145. Mrs. Jones
  146. Miss J. A. Jones
  147. Miss R. V. Jones
  148. Mr. I. O. Jones
  149. Mrs. Jones
  150. Miss J. K. Jones
  151. Mr. K. J. Jooste
  152. Mrs. Jooste
  153. Master J. K. Jooste
  154. Mr. P. Julyan
  155. Mrs. Julyan
  156. Miss M. T. Kannemeyer
  157. Miss H. R. Katzeff
  158. Mrs. E. Keens
  159. Mr. M. T. M. Kennedy
  160. Mr. G. J. Kerkhoven
  161. Mr. D. M. Kerswill
  162. Mrs. Kerswill
  163. Mr. J. King
  164. Mr. R. T. Kinnaird
  165. Mr. H. Laufer
  166. Mr. W. Livingstone
  167. Mrs. Livingstone
  168. Mrs. L. Long
  169. Mr. G. Loxley
  170. Miss S. W. Luckhoff
  171. Miss S. Lynch
  172. Mr. A. McClarty
  173. Mrs. McClarty
  174. Mrs. E. M. McConell
  175. 'Miss J. McConell
  176. Miss S. MacDonald
  177. Mrs. J. McGlinchey
  178. Master I. McGlinchey
  179. Master D. McGlinchey
  180. Mrs. I. MacKenzie
  181. Miss MacKenzie
  182. Mrs. C. M. McManis
  183. Miss A. M. McManis
  184. Miss C. T. McManis
  185. Mr. D. Mann
  186. Mr. R. Marks
  187. Mrs. I. Marshall
  188. Miss A. Marshall
  189. Mr. W. E. Martin
  190. Mrs. Martin
  191. Master Martin
  192. Mr. P. A. May
  193. Mrs. May
  194. Mr. J. V. Melvill
  195. Mr. D. Miller
  196. Mr. S. J. Miller
  197. Mr. W. F. Milne
  198. Mr. G. A. Mitchell
  199. Mrs. Mitchell
  200. Mr. F. Morrison
  201. Mr. C. W. Mullis
  202. Mrs. Mullis
  203. Mrs. M. Myron
  204. Major Margaretta Nelson (S.A.)
  205. Mr. J. Nelson
  206. Mr. P. S. Odd
  207. Sister M. Oswald
  208. Mr. W. M. Park
  209. Miss S. E. Park
  210. Mr. A. F. W. Parker
  211. Mrs. Parker
  212. Mr. D. Pead
  213. Miss M. Pendleton
  214. Miss A. N. Pennell
  215. Mr. It B. Pigott
  216. Mr. E. G. R. Pike
  217. Mrs. Pike
  218. Miss M. Pike
  219. Miss M. Pike
  220. Mrs. D. E. Pitt
  221. Master A. Pitt
  222. Miss J. Pitt
  223. Mr. C. Plews
  224. Mrs. Plews
  225. Miss D. E. U. Pope
  226. Mrs. M. A. Pritchard
  227. Mrs. M. Przychodzka
  228. Master Przychodzka
  229. Mr. M. A. Puttock
  230. Mrs. Puttock
  231. Master C. Puttock
  232. Master C. Puttock
  233. Miss J. Pybus
  234. Mrs. I. D. Quinn
  235. Mrs. G. W. Rainbow
  236. Miss P. E. Ramsey
  237. Mr. J. Reid
  238. Miss A. Robb
  239. Mr. M. E. Rowe
  240. Miss P. I. T. Rowland
  241. Rev. R. Rushworth
  242. Mrs. Rushworth
  243. Master S. J. Rushworth
  244. Master D. C. Rushwarth
  245. Master M. B. Rushworth
  246. Master J. E. Rushworth
  247. Mr. G. C. Ryan, M.B.E
  248. Mrs. Ryan
  249. Miss S. Ryan
  250. Miss C. Ryan
  251. Miss S. Ryan
  252. Dr. J. J. Rymer
  253. Mr. J. A. Saggers
  254. Mrs. Saggers
  255. Mr. B. Sanders
  256. Mr. B. Scallan
  257. Mr. A. G. Shepherd
  258. Miss D. M. Shepherd
  259. Miss I. E. Simon
  260. Mr. N. Skinner
  261. Mrs. Skinner
  262. Mr. W. Skinner
  263. Mrs. Skinner
  264. Miss D. M. Skipworth
  265. Mr. G. Slade
  266. Mrs. M. A. Smith
  267. Mrs. A. M. Smith
  268. Mrs. M. E. Smith
  269. Miss A. F. H. Smith
  270. Master E. J. Smith
  271. Mrs. A. Sowerby
  272. Miss D. Steinberg
  273. Captain G. Stelstra
  274. Mrs. Stelstra
  275. Miss C. Stelstra
  276. Miss D. Stelstra
  277. Miss S. Stelstra
  278. Miss K. Stepkowska
  279. Mrs. S. M. Stevens
  280. Mrs. A. M. Stevens
  281. Master N. A. Stevens
  282. Mr. G. R. Stewart-Sandeman
  283. Mrs. Stewart-Sandeman
  284. Master G. D. Stewart-Sandeman
  285. Master D. H. Stewart-Sandeman
  286. Miss K. Stewart-Sandeman
  287. Mr. A. G. Steyn
  288. Mr. L. Storjakovic
  289. Mr. L. S. Stork
  290. Mr. R. W. Summerton
  291. Mr. R. W. Sumner
  292. Mr. A. K. Swanepoel
  293. Mrs. Swanepoel
  294. Mr. J. Sybray
  295. Miss P. M. Tasker
  296. Mr. H. J. Taylor
  297. Mrs. Taylor
  298. Mrs. S. Tempeton
  299. Mrs. M. Tester
  300. Miss M. M. Tester
  301. Mr. J. Thompson
  302. Mr. A. J. Thorogood
  303. Mrs. S. E. Thring
  304. Mrs. R. Tomlinson
  305. Mr. A. A. Treble
  306. Mrs. L. A. Tulhurst
  307. Mr. H. A. Turley
  308. Mrs. Turley
  309. Master N. Turley
  310. Master A. Turley
  311. Miss L. F. Turley
  312. Miss B. Twine
  313. Mrs. P. M. Van Breda
  314. Mr. N. Van Der Walt
  315. Mrs. Van Der Walt
  316. Mrs. D. E. Van Dyk
  317. Master P. Van Dyk
  318. Miss A. E. Van Dyk
  319. Miss D. E. Van Dyk
  320. Mrs. H. Van Harte
  321. Miss S. Van Harte
  322. Mr. J. C. D. Vercueil
  323. Mrs. J. J. Vertenten
  324. Miss T. A. Vertenten
  325. Mrs. R. Vitkin
  326. Miss G. Vitkin
  327. Mr. Vollmerhause
  328. Mr. E. H. Vorster
  329. Mr. J. H. Waldron
  330. Mr. R. D. Wallace
  331. Miss P. A. Welch
  332. Mr. J. H. Whelan
  333. Mr. G. P. Whittaker
  334. Mr. V. Wilcox
  335. Mr. D. J. Williams
  336. Mrs. Williams
  337. Miss J. Willment
  338. Mr. E. J. Wilson
  339. Mr. F. C. Wilson
  340. Mrs. P. Wilson
  341. Master M. Wilson
  342. Miss C. Wilson
  343. Mrs. S. A. Wise
  344. Mr. W. Withey
  345. Mr. R. F. Wood
  346. Mrs. Wood
  347. Master A. H. Wood
  348. Master M. F. Wood
  349. Miss J. Wood

Port Elizabeth

  1. Mrs. G. Banyard
  2. Mr. F. A. Farwell
  3. Mrs. M. Fleming
  4. Mrs. R. Florence
  5. Mrs. J. H. Forbes
  6. Master I. L. Forbes
  7. Miss I. C. Forgan
  8. Miss S. A. Hodges
  9. Captain R. Marsh
  10. Mr. J. Samson
  11. Mrs. E. McD. Smith
  12. Mr. S. Smith
  13. Mrs. Smith
  14. Mrs. D. C. Western
  15. Miss L. J. Western

East London

  1. Mr. J. Coogan
  2. Mrs. Coogan
  3. Miss P. M. J. Coogan
  4. Mrs. A. W. Gardiner
  5. Miss J. A. Jinman
  6. Mr. A. Millett
  7. Mrs. E. Austin Phillips
  8. Mrs. F. Selby

Durban

  1. Mr. F. Anderson
  2. Mr. M. Anderson
  3. Mrs. Anderson
  4. Miss M. L. Anderson
  5. Miss B. Anderson
  6. Mrs. W. Boom
  7. Miss J. Burton
  8. Miss M. Butler
  9. Mr. F. R. Clark
  10. Mrs. Clark
  11. Mrs. E. Clark
  12. Mr. D. S. Craig
  13. Mrs. Craig
  14. Mr. P. J. Dawson
  15. Mr. D. Dingley
  16. Rev. C. D. Flewelling
  17. Mrs. Flewelling
  18. Master C. D. Flewelling
  19. Mr. A. C. Franklin
  20. Mr. H. I. Fyffe
  21. Mrs. Fyffe
  22. Lt.-Col. Rowland R. Gibson
  23. Mrs. Gibson
  24. Mr. C. J. Hillier
  25. Mrs. Hillier
  26. Miss D. V. Ibbeson
  27. Mr. T. Jarvis
  28. Mrs. Jarvis
  29. Miss H. Jarvis
  30. Master K. Jarvis
  31. Mr. L. A. Jenkins
  32. Mrs. Jenkins
  33. Master P. Jenkins
  34. Mr. T. E. Jones
  35. Mrs. Jones
  36. Mrs. E. Kerr
  37. Mr. J. Kinghorn
  38. Pastor J. McNeil
  39. Mrs. McNeil
  40. Miss D. M. McNeil
  41. Miss R. A. McNeil
  42. Mrs. L. B. Neame
  43. Mr. J. L. Peel
  44. Mrs. Peel
  45. Miss M. E. Purchase
  46. Mr. B. R. Row
  47. Miss M. Ruane
  48. Miss M. J. Scott
  49. Mrs. E. L. Skinner
  50. Mr. B. D. Vause
  51. Mr. W. G. Vincent
  52. Mrs. Vincent
  53. Mrs. A. Webb
  54. Mrs. O. B. Wright

Information for Passengers

Hours of Meals, etc. The arrangements in the First Class are :-
Tea and Coffee served in Cabins from 6.0 a.m.
Children's Breakfast at 7.30 a.m.
Breakfast at 8.30 a.m.
Children's Dinner at 12.0 noon.
Luncheon at 1.0 p.m.
Afternoon Tea at 4.0 p.m.
Children's Tea at 5.30 p.m.
Dressing Gong at 7.0 p.m. Dinner at 7.30 p.m.
At the discretion of the Commander, in port and at other times when more
convenient, dinner may be served at 7.0 p.m.

The arrangements are as above in the Tourist Class also, except on voyages where the number of Passengers makes it necessary for first and second sittings, as follows :-
Tea and Coffee served in Cabins from 6.0 a.m.
First Sitting Second Sitting
Breakfast ... ... 7.30 a.m. 8.30 a.m.
Luncheon ... .. ... 12.0 noon 1.0 p.m.
Afternoon Tea from ... 4.0 p.m. —
Chi Id ren's Tea ... ... 5.30 p.m. —
Dinner ... ... ... 6.30 p.m. 7.30 p.m.

Parents are asked to take these meals with their children at the first sitting, a special menu being provided for the children.

Children. It is desired that children take their meals at the special tables provided for them. Passengers are requested to ensure that children in their care do not cause disturbance to other Passengers particularly during the hours from 2-4 p.m. when many Passengers are
resting.

Complaints. Should any cause for complaint arise, Passengers are requested to bring it to the attention of the ship's authorities as promptly as possible.

Hours of Closing for BARS. All Bars close at 11.30 p.m.

Baggage. Full information about Baggage is given in the Company's Handbook of Information for Passengers. Any further details may be obtained from the Purser.

Boats and Boat Drill. There is an ample number of boats on all the Company's vessels, and boat drill, in which Passengers are earnestly invited to participate, is held periodically.

Life Jackets. In every cabin life jackets equivalent to the number of berths in each cabin, will be found stowed in their special racks overhead and a passenger's Steward or Stewardess will demonstrate how these life jackets should be put on.

Deck Chairs are provided free of charge. Passengers' own chairs are only received on board and carried at owner's risk.

Divine Service is held at 10.30 a.m. in the First Class Lounge or Dining Saloon every Sunday at sea, and all Passengers are invited to attend.

Shops and Hairdressing Saloons, with skilled hairdressers in attendance, are on all passenger vessels. Articles such as confectionery, cosmetics, toilet requisites, films, clothing, etc., are kept for sale to Passengers.

Letters, Telegrams, etc. For the convenience of Passengers a mail will be made up on board prior to arrival at a suitable port of call en route. Passengers are recommended to attend to the posting of their own letters in the letter box provided.

All information regarding telegraph rates, postal rates, stamps, etc., can be obtained from the Bureau.

All Passengers must furnish their addresses on the forms provided for the purpose on board, this information being required immediately on arrival in South Africa by the Immigration Authorities and on arrival in England by the Port Health Authorities. The assistance of Passengers in this matter is requested particularly, in order to facilitate the forwarding of any letters, telegrams, etc., which may arrive after they have left the vessel, or any articles that may be left in the cabins. Circulars or other printed matter of a similar nature will not be forwarded.

Passengers must apply personally to the Bureau for registered letters and packages.
On arrival of the vessel in England or South Africa, letters, etc., are sorted and sent on board as soon as possible and handed to Passengers in the respective classes on application. Passengers expecting letters, etc., which do not arrive by the first delivery should make further application at the Bureau before disembarking.

It must be distinctly understood that while every care will be taken the Comp'any cannot accept any responsibility in connection with the posting, receiving, delivery, forwarding, or transmission of letters, telegrams, parcels, etc.

Libraries. The libraries are open daily and the Librarians are in attendance to issue and receive books. Passengers are requested to ensure that books borrowed by them are duly entered by the Librarian before the volumes are taken away.

Any books found lying about are returned to the libraries, but Passengers will be held responsible for the loss of any book registered in their name. Any such loss is charged for in accordance with the price of the book.

Medical Attendance. The Surgeon of the vessel is authorised to charge for professional attendance, inclusive of medicines, at the rate of 10s. Od. per visit in the case of first class Passengers, and 5s. Od. in the case of tourist class Passengers, with a maximum of two chargeable visits per day. Accounts for medical attendance will be rendered by the Surgeon before the end of the voyage.

Shore Excursions. For particulars of various Shore Excursions at Ports of Call, see separate booklet, a copy of which may be obtained from the Purser.

Time-Tables and Postal Guides. Railway and other time-tables, postal guides, etc., are available for reference at the Bureau.

Valuables, etc. Passengers' valuables or money may be handed to the Purser to be deposited in the vessel's safe for custody during the voyage, for which a charge is made of 3s. 6d. per £100 upon the declared value of each parcel or deposit, with a minimum charge of 2s.
Parcels required during the voyage can be re-deposited at half the above rate, a receipt being given on behalf of the Company for valuables or money so deposited.

Wireless Services enable Passengers to keep in touch with their friends throughout the voyage, either by radio-telegram or at much cheaper rates by means of ship letter telegrams. Full particulars and charges can be obtained from the Radio Office.

Badges of Rank - Officers Insignia

Badges of Rank - Officers Insignia

The Union - Castle Mail Steamship Company, Limited Fleet

  • Pretoria Castle ... 28,705
  • DUNNOTTAR Castle ... 15,054
  • EDINBURGH Castle ... 28,705
  • *KENILWORTH Castle ... 9,906
  • Capetown Castle ... 27,002
  • *Dr.KENSBERG Castle ... 9,904
  • ATHLONE Castle ... ... 25,567
  • *GOOD Hope Castle 9,881
  • STIRLING Castle ... ... 25,554
  • 'RIEBEECK Castle ... 8,355
  • CARNARVON Castle 20,141
  • *RUSTENBURG Castle 8,355
  • WINCHESTER Castle ... 20,001
  • *ROXBURGH Castle 7,996
  • ARUNDEL Castle ... ... 19,216
  • *Richmond Castle 7,960
  • BLOEMFONTEIN Castle ... 18,400
  • *ROWALLAN Castle 7,943
  • WARWICK Castle ... ... 17,387
  • *ROCHESTER Castle 7,818
  • Durban Castle ... ... 17,382
  • TANTALLON Castle 7,448
  • RHODESIA Castle ... ... 17,041
  • KENYA Castle ... 17,041
  • 'TINTAGEL Castle ... ... 7,447
  • BRAEMAR Castle ... ... 17,029
  • 'ROSLIN Castle 7,017
    • Cargo Vessels with limited Passenger Accommodation.
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