Port of Cape Town, South Africa Passenger Lists 1911-1955

Capetown Docks - View From End of Breakwater - 1907

Capetown Docks - View From End of Breakwater - 1907

Cape Town is the provincial capital and primate city of the Western Cape in South Africa. The city is famous for its harbour as well as its natural setting in the Cape floral kingdom, as well as for such well-known landmarks as Table Mountain and Cape Point. Today it is one of the most multicultural cities in the world, reflecting its role as a major destination for immigrants and expatriates to South Africa.

Digitized Passenger Lists for the Port of Cape Town

1911-07-15 RMS Walmer Castle

1911-07-15 RMS Walmer Castle Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Union-Castle Line
  • Class of Passengers: First and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 15 July 1911
  • Route: Southampton for Capetown via Madeira, Algoa Bay, East London, and Natal
  • Commander: Captain F. Whitehead, R.N.R.
Front Cover of a First and Second Class Passenger List from the RMS Armadale Castle of the Union-Castle Line, Departing 12 November 1920 from Southampton to Natal via Madeira, Cape Town, Algoa Bay and East London

1920-11-19 RMS Armadale Castle Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Union-Castle Line
  • Class of Passengers: First and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 12 November 1920
  • Route: Southampton to Natal via Madeira, Cape Town, Algoa Bay and East London
  • Commander: Captain J. W. Hague, R.N.R.
Passenger List, Aberdeen Line TSS Sophocles - 1925 - Front Cover

1925-08-13 TSS Sophocles Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Aberdeen Line
  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Date of Departure: 13 August 1925
  • Route: United Kingdom to Australia
  • Port of Calls: London to Brisbane via Tenerife, Capetown, Albany, Melbourne, and Sydney
  • Commander: Captain A. Ogilvy
Passenger Manifest, Aberdeen Line TSS Demosthenes - 1926 - Front Cover

1926-01-16 TSS Demosthenes Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Aberdeen Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 16 January 1926
  • Route: Australia to the United Kingdom via South Africa and Spain
  • Port of Calls: Melbourne » Fremantle » Durban » Capetown » Tenerife » Southampton
  • Commander: Captain F. A. Orriss
1927-11-04 R.M.M.V. Carnarvon Castle

1927-11-04 R.M.M.V. Carnarvon Castle Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Union-Castle Line
  • Class of Passengers: First and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 4 November 1927
  • Route: Southampton for Capetown via Madeira, Algoa Bay, East London, and Natal
  • Commander: Captain W. F. Stanley
1929-11-29 RMS Walmer Castle

1929-11-29 RMS Walmer Castle Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Union-Castle Line
  • Class of Passengers: First and Second Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 29 November 1929
  • Route: Capetown to Southampton via Madeira
  • Commander: Captain W. Morton Betts
Front Cover, Union-Castle Line RMMV Stirling Castle Cabin and Tourist Third Cabin Passenger List - 13 July 1939.

1939-07-13 RMMV Stirling Castle Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Union-Castle Line
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Tourist Third Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 13 July 1939
  • Route: Southampton to Durban via Madeira, Capetown, Port Elizabeth, and East London,
  • Commander: Captain H. R. Northwood
1939-07-14 RMS Windsor Castle

1939-07-14 RMS Windsor Castle Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Union-Castle Line
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Tourist Class
  • Date of Departure: 14 July 1939
  • Route: Cape Town to London via Madeira
  • Commander: Captain R. W. Goodacre, R.D., R.N.R
1949-04-21 Passenger List for the R.M.M.V. Capetown Castle

1949-04-21 R.M.M.V. Capetown Castle Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Union-Castle Line
  • Class of Passengers: First and Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 21 April 1949
  • Route: Southampton for Capetown, Port Elizabeth, East London, and Durban via Madeira
  • Commander: Captain W. D. Roach
Front Cover, Union-Castle Line RMS Warwick Castle First Class and Tourist Passenger List - 15 December 1949.

1949-12-15 RMS Warwick Castle Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Union-Castle Line
  • Class of Passengers: First Class and Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 15 December 1949
  • Route: Southampton to Durban via Madeira, Capetown, Port Elizabeth, and East London
  • Commander: Captain J. Trayner
Front Cover of a First and Cabin Class Passenger List from the RMS Edinburgh Castle of the Union-Castle Line, Departing 31 March 1950 from Capetown to Southampton via Madeira

1950-03-31 RMS Edinburgh Castle Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Union-Castle Line
  • Class of Passengers: First and Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 31 March 1950
  • Route: Capetown to Southampton via Madeira
  • Commander: Captain T. W. McAllen
1954-12-09 Passenger List for the R.M.M.V. Winchester Castle

1954-12-09 R.M.M.V. Winchester Castle Passenger List

  • 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
1955-06-17 RMS Edinburgh Castle

1955-06-17 RMS Edinburgh Castle Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Union-Castle Line
  • Class of Passengers: First and Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 17 June 1955
  • Route: Cape Town to London via Madeira
  • Commander: Captain H. A. Deller
Return to Top of Page

Passenger Lists by Ports of Call

Support This Site - The Future of Our Past

Smaller Collections of Digitized Passenger Lists by Port of Call

Improve Your Family History Through Illustrations

Make Your Family History More Readable Through Illustrations From the GG Archives