Riebeeck Castle


RIEBEECK CASTLE was built in 1946 by Harland & Wolff in Belfast with a tonnage of 8322grt, a length of 474ft 2in, a beam of 63ft 4in and a service speed of 16 knots.

She was delivered on 11th March 1945 to carry fruit from South Africa on the northbound voyage and general cargo on the southbound voyage.

After a career which lasted 26 years she arrived at Kaohsiung on 2nd September 1971 where she was broken up.

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