RMS Winchester Castle Ephemera Collection
All Digitized Ephemera for the RMS Winchester Castle available at the GG Archives. Common items of ephemera in our maritime collection include passenger lists, brochures, event and entertainment programs, and other memorabilia produced for a voyage or ship.
- Steamship Line: Union-Castle Line
- Class of Passengers: First and Tourist Class
- Date of Departure: 9 December 1954
- Route: Southampton to Durban via Madeira, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, and East London
- Commander: Captain G. W. B. Lloyd
An extensive program of sports, entertainment, and social events for voyage 128 of the RMS Winchester Castle of the Union-Castle Line. Tourist class passengers enjoyed a variety of activities including deck sports, movies, dog racing, dancing, ocean derby, and more. Rules for Tournament games -- Deck Tennis, Deck Quoits, Bucket Quoits, Table Tennis, and Contract Bridge were also provided.
Ephemera contained in the GG Archives collection represent the souvenirs provided to the passengers of each voyage. Many of these souvenir ephemeral items have disappeared over the years.
Our selection varies considerably by ship, and likely contains only a sampling of what was originally produced and printed by the steamship lines.
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