1959 - March


Mail Service

Athlone Castle

Left Southampton

5 March

For South Africa

Carnarvon Castle

Left Southampton

12 March

For South Africa

Edinburgh Castle

Left Southampton

19 March

For South Africa

Winchester Castle

Left Southampton

26 March

For South Africa

Master

C Page

W Byles

H Deller

G Lloyd

Chief Officer

T Kendra

F Pye

D Rees

E Everitt

First Officer

S Hagan

B Mitton

R Miller

P Carter

Second Officer

R Dunning

M Llewellyn

G Beaumont

D Bird

Third Officer

A Sutherland

P Sheridan

R Marchmont

A Wigham

Fourth Officer

P Laister

C Jewell

W Dean

A Millns

Ex Fourth Officer

R Stearn

I Gordon

G Oakley

A Parr-Morley

Jnr Fourth Officer

T Murton

C Wood

S Ramsay

M Fazakerley

Surgeon

H Ashwin

N Sanderson

J Crawford

S Higham

Purser

R Thomason

D Smith

M Bain

J Atkins

Second Purser

M Moore


O Gilbert


Asst Pursers

T Kaye


W Blanden

J MacIntyre

J Taylor

M Moore

P Clarke

C Fry

Purser’s Clerks

C Rabone

M Mears

Miss A MacKinght

Miss J Gardner

M Morley

M Squire

Miss S Ravenscroft


K Underwood

Miss O Jones

Miss N Barrett


D Savage

Miss M Curzon

O Williams


First Radio Officer

J Summers

E Shaw

J Hodgson

E Pitt

Second Radio Officer

S Harden

K Fearnhead

L Hunt

G Power

Third Radio Officer

M Duff

D Allonby

G Walker

G Holyoake

Fourth Radio Officer

G Candy


T Deans


Nursing Sister

Miss M Dowling

Miss M Shutes

Miss J Flight

Miss M Field

Children’s Hostess

Miss M Thomas

Miss B Tolley

Miss L Flower

Miss M Malcolm

Band Leader

J Lloyd

W Beswick

G Jones

A Rutherford

Carpenter

W Forrester

D McLean

A Hart

P Bell

Bosun

B Jones

E Wheeler

R Briggs

G Browne

Painter

F Parkin

P Turtle

H Stockwell

C McHugh

Chief Engineer

P Arrand

A Mailer

W Purse

A Shute

First Engineer

P Nicholls

W Simm

A Russell

C Wall

Second Engineer

J Cochrane

J Chalmers

W Robertson

A Simpson

Int Second Engineer

W Nicholls

J Musgrove

N Chillek

A Simpson

Jnr Second Engineer

R Leake

G Hurford

D Cross

L Sinclair

Snr Third Engineer

J Blackbird

L Rowland

J Simpson

A Johnson

Int Third Engineer

P Adams

M Jelf

J Thomas

D H Newcombe

Jnr Third Engineer

W Owen

E Tostevin

D Shear

H Starkey

Snr Fourth Engineer

T Dawe

F Lawrence

B Goff

M Libby

Int Fourth Engineer

R Bourne

M Eddy

V Hamilton

G Atkinson

Jnr Fourth Engineer

D Beckett

D Halton

O Farrelly

B Drye

Snr Fifth Engineer

D Butt

B Hedley

R Frost

J Bond

Int Fifth Engineer

I Jenkins

J Fenner

D Shellswell

H S MacLeod

Jnr Fifth Engineer

L May

K Ireland

N Jones

K Seiler

Snr Sixth Engineer

J Lyle

R Hennessy

F Auret

A C Flack

Int Sixth Engineer

R Swindall

J Fry

A Jack

T Stirling

Jnr Sixth Engineer

W Steele

B Russell

B Howard

C Brislin

Seventh Engineer

B Jerrim


C Lockhart


First Electrician

J Cunningham

D Richardson

A MacIntyre

A Hicks

Second Electrician

G Jolly

N Finch

D Gormley

J Brice

Third Electrician

G Bowie


D Rastin


ER Storekeeper

W Jones

A Nicholas

A Purkiss

G Sillence

ER Leading Hand

R Wiltshire

C Benson

A Martin

F Taylor

Chief Steward

I Beckett

E Cole

L Cooper-Thorne

J Denton

Second Steward

W Woods

T Conway

H Wallace

F Headland

Extra Second Steward

B Thraxton

C Hayward

G Beaumont

G Bretherton

Chief Barman

L Hockley

J McIntyre

E Brooke

J Castleman

Storekeeper

F Stevens

P Nash

D Munger

A Greaves

Head Waiter (1st Class)

S Sillwood

C O’Sullivan

S Sullivan

A Grantham

First Tourist Steward

H Gubbins

W Jackson

A Pritchard

F Gregory

Head Waiter (Tourist Class)

T Kemble

L Jenkins

G Queree

T Grogan

Laundryman

W Cronin

G Curry

J Beavis

C Higgins

Chef

T Evans

O Beuselinck

N Watts

F Morley

Extra Chef

J Dixon

A Cadden

T Leigh


Baker

J Wood

N Fielder

S Tilsed

T Gray

Butcher

H Cooke

R Mather

H Shearman

R Wateridge

Intermediate Service

Durban Castle

Left London

5 March

For S & E Africa

Kenya Castle

Left London

16 March

For E & S Africa

Bloemfontein Castle

Left London

31 March

For S & E Africa

Master

J Wilford

J Smythe

D Sowden

Chief Officer

H Landless

H Charnley

T Allan

Second Officer

P Redford

R Parkin

C Rae

Ex Second Officer

B Oliver

D Bailey

J Kelway

Third Officer

A Chalmers

B Webb

P Jackson

Fourth Officer

E Thorpe

P Roberts

F Wilson

Surgeon

P Farnan

M MacNamara

D Fairley

Purser

G Cookman

M Dyer

P Henderson

Asst Pursers

G Cookman

N Lowe

M Dyer

B James

D Bradman

P Henderson

Purser’s Clerks

J Douglas

Miss A Morley


D Riches

Miss D Caley


G Morris

Miss M Hamilton

Miss S McGregor

First Radio Officer

T Peake

R Everett

D Drover

Second Radio Officer

J Walker

G Hilton

G Whitford

Third Radio Officer

D Hodge

L Smith

R Rayner

Nursing Sister

Miss S Sasse

Miss D Elstone

Miss M Morrissey

Children’s Hostess

Miss M Pollitt

Miss M Dickin

Miss M Hill

Band Leader

B Rowe



Carpenter

D Fowler

K Lamb

W Wardley

Bosun

J Matthews

H Hawken

W Peckham

Chief Engineer

A Wolfe

J Burrows

W Stephen

Second Engineer

J Ward

G Long

A Spencer

Int Second Engineer

A Lawson

J Short

J Bullock

Jnr Second Engineer

A Carletti

F Ellis

J Lee

Snr Third Engineer

C Ferriera

D Warnette

G Wilkes

Int Third Engineer

B Phillips

D Laming

I Campbell

Jnr Third Engineer

R Oxland

M Drew

B Coles

Snr Fourth Engineer

K Griffiths

B Stanswood

N Harrison

Int Fourth Engineer

D Bartlett

L Stidson

G Manship

Jnr Fourth Engineer

D Minett

C Wilkins

L Block

Snr Fifth Engineer

C Wendon

M Miles

G Bowman

Int Fifth Engineer

D Smith

J Timothy

N Dear

Jnr Fifth Engineer

G Watson

R Hitchings

J Cole

Sixth Engineer

J Lloyd

B Lighting

D Aldworth

First Electrician

R Peters

S McLean

G Eden

Second Electrician

J Gillard

G Forrester

M Selby

ER Storekeeper

S Grinyesha

E Wallace

J Walton

Chief Steward

T Brown

F Stanton

J Bradford

Second Steward

P Matcham

A Hebden

G Hopper

Chief Barman

A Sims

F Hubbard

C Bornet

Storekeeper

A Briner

E Sharp

J Boyland

Linen Steward

G Etherton

J Cordiner

P Hiller

Head Waiter

J Durrington

E Davies

C Matthews

First Passenger Steward


A Greenslade

D Neal

First Tourist Steward

J MacArthur



Tourist Head Waiter

C Mitchell



Laundryman

M Ball

R Maidment

A Fabian

Chef

C Raw

D Heard

L Floyd

Baker and Confectioner

A Wake

A Brohamer

R Hutfield

Butcher

R Thompson

O Williams

J Wylie

U-C Cargo Service

Roxburgh Castle

Left London

7 March

For E & S Africa

Riebeeck Castle

Left Southampton

13 March

For Oslo & S Africa

Richmond Castle

Left London

15 March

For S & E Africa

Kenilworth Castle

Left London

24 March

For Continent & S & E Africa

Rochester Castle

Left Hamburg

24 March

For Bremen & S Africa

Master

C Armstrong

G Fowler

W Anson

A Black

R Wright

Chief Officer

G Craze

M Zugg


C Kelso

B O’Connor

Second Officer

A Foulkes

B Oram

B Fry

T Ball

B Lee

Third Officer

M Richards

R Elliott

A Parker

J Tidswell

O Keen

Fourth Officer




R Flint


Cadets

J Oliver

H Thomas

A Stewart




J Ilton

C Sharp

D Prior




J Smoult

M Eden

A Caola

J Prior



J Charlton

A Stewart

R Robinson

R Gadsby

D Heiden

J James

W Bushell

J Knowles





Radio Officer

J Ward

P Bedwell

P Spencer

R Kneeshaw

C Marston

Carpenter

H Braund

B May

O Griffiths

K Beer

D Bates

Bosun

G Kane

T Parsons

G Davies

V Wickins

W Arnold

Chief Engineer

R Somers

E Greenfield

W Laverty

A Forster

F Benham

Second Engineer

H Selby

K Clabon

B Thomas

A Brudenell

D Smith

Int Second Engineer

D Walker

J Lester

J Beech

D Vinten

R Dunn-Sims

Jnr Second Engineer

G Banks

M Thompson

D Taylor

D Pryer

T Mitchell

Snr Third Engineer

H Young

D Young

R Brookmyre

J Wheeler

R Whyte

Int Third Engineer

P Hamer

H Rolfe

C Diaper

M Woodroofe

L Widdicombe

Jnr Third Engineer

C Corbin

P Isaac

D Leggott

J Tierney

R Nicholls

Snr Fourth Engineer

T Jenkins

B Fenton

O Nelson

J Collins

A Richmond

Int Fourth Engineer

J McVay

A Riggs

R Argent


S Rankin

Jnr Fourth Engineer

J Crutwell

G Evans

T Alexander


G Ballantyne

Electrician

T Easton

A Ricketts

G Wilson

B Clouting

P Nicholson

ER Storekeeper

L Lawler

W Wren

T Jenkins

H Cullum

H Wannerton

Chief Steward

C Kennett

W Divers

W Morris

W Worrall

A Pearson


Clan MacKellar

Left Liverpool

4 March

For India

Clan Keith

Left Liverpool

4 March

For East Africa

Clan MacTavish

Left Liverpool

5 March

For South Africa

Clan Malcolm

Left Liverpool

6 March

For Australia

Clan MacLean

Left  Liverpool

7 March

For India

Master

R Shattock

G B Owen

S W Brown

J McCrone

H Whitehead

Chief Officer

D V B Jones

J Buttress

F W Moss

J A Raich

G E Trowsdale

Second Officer

A J Rowley

B F Johnson

G L Bremner

M Bolton

T E Jackson

Third Officer

A McDonald

C F Robinson

R J Easson

M Smith

J J Myles

Cadets

R W Fenton

R W Gook

R D Brown

G Holder

J A Mitchell

G A Gillespie

L G Chant-Fat

D D Rowe

M R White


Radio Officer

F Fawcett

P M Rafter

W A Ellmers

A W J MacLeod

C R Bridgeman

Second Radio Officer



R Ely



Carpenter

J Runcie

R Haas

J M Duncan

G Storrie

E Roseboom

Purser/Catering Officer

N Leadbetter

W Robb

H G Cochrane

J Godwin

J Callender

Chief Engineer

G K McGarrity

E R Harvey

S McLeod

W McDermott

A G Kenny

Second Engineer

A S Tait

H Adams

C Evans

B Vick

J E Somers

Jnr Second Engineer



P G Yuile

S Peel

J G Griffiths

Third Engineer

D Thompson

T E Richards

J F Morris

R C Thomson

A N Nimmo

Fourth Engineer

M R Casey

J M Scott

C I Murcott

E F Kirton

B C McNaughton

Fifth Engineer



J B Laing

J L Seaton

D O Thornber

Sixth Engineer



J Clark

J J McCormack

W Croston

Junior Engineer

E Stevenson

P Spencer


P C John


First Electrician



W Alexander

T E Kennings

G R Tait

Second Electrician



R A Stokes

D McNeill

G Roy


Clan Sutherland

Left Liverpool

11 March

For India

Clan MacDougall

Left Liverpool

14 March

For South Africa

Clan Kennedy

Left London

17 March

For South Africa

Clan Lamont

Left Liverpool

18 March

For South Africa

Clan Matheson

Left  Liverpool

24 March

For India

Master

F H Turton

T N Soane

S J Cresswell

F D Bonney

A Redford

Chief Officer

M P R Turner

F G King

J A Brown

A C Page

A Sillars

Second Officer

J A Cowie

I Dalziel

J G P Davidson

R MacLachlan

A D Munro

Third Officer

T Bryans

J S Crawshaw

D N Doyne

J N Markie

J H Buttress

Cadets

M R White


B Mann

L W Etherington

W R Cobb


A H Dalton

D W Gosden

D Lindsay

A R White

Radio Officer

W Gay

G E Randall

W France

J A Browne

M MacDonald

Second Radio Officer





D C Laing

Carpenter

L Sneddon

D F James

G R Lockhart

A D Jones

A B Laird

Assist Carpenter


C Smith




Purser/Catering Officer

J J Waring

A Trenholm

A Trigg

W F Gibbs

E Reilly

Second Steward

D Stanaloft




W D Whyte

Chief Engineer

E S Eddisford

J C Forbes

W Fotheringham

C Ross

W R Whyte

Second Engineer

R Innes

K Benson

G Irving

A G McGeachin

P H Boone

Jnr Second Engineer

K Fairs

D G McCormack


G H King

J Lockhart

Third Engineer

H Allan

H Castle

T Jones

C Fulton

B Richards

Jnr Third Engineer


A S Reid




Fourth Engineer

M Leigh

B G Yeo

D B Rutherford

B Lamb

W A Ritchie

Jnr Fourth Engineer


A Y Cunningham




Fifth Engineer

G Shields

A I Hunter


R MacDonald

F L Chatterton

Sixth Engineer

J Horne

J R Harrison


D C Ferguson

A L Sherratt

Seventh Engineer


J S N Little




Junior Engineer



W W Gilmour

M Sherwood


First Frig Engineer


G McGregor




Second Frig Engineer


W A Woodman




Third Frig Engineer


J M Barnes




First Electrician

A Bushell

E F McShane



C W Tingley

Second Electrician

N Changvion

D M Burgoyne



D Graham


Union-Castle Line


Clan Line


King George

Left Liverpool

20 March

For U.S.A.

Master

J A Lewis

Chief Officer

E J E Owen

Second Officer

J MacAuley

Third Officer

D M Eastgate

Cadets

B D Herman

M J Hampton

Radio Officer

R T Bates

Carpenter

J R Mair

Purser/Catering Officer

W E Smith

Chief Engineer

J Lisle

Second Engineer

W Newton

Third Engineer

M O’Donnell

Fourth Engineer

R Summers

Fifth Engineer

T C Thompson

Sixth Engineer

C Mason

First Electrician

A H Firman


Hesione

Left London

7 March

For South Africa

Master

J G Smith

Chief Officer

T Hunter

Second Officer

W McMunagle

Third Officer

A Perrett

Cadets

H Douglas-Redding

L T Pinches

Radio Officer

J McParlin

Carpenter

L Bryan

Purser/Catering Officer

H J Cryer

Chief Engineer

G Bowie

Second Engineer

A W Doig

Third Engineer

R J Wilson

Fourth Engineer

J E Burkett

Junior Engineer

J A Wright


Umtali

Left Milford Haven

19 March

For India

Master

G I Hughes

Chief Officer

A B Foster

Second Officer

A B Plant

Third Officer

D B C Morris

Cadets

S D Swanwick

P Pallister

Radio Officer

H S Guthrie

Purser/Catering Officer

J A Looker

Chief Engineer

T N Morrice

Second Engineer

R W Thomas

Third Engineer

S A Middle

Fourth Engineer

D S Farrell

Junior Engineer

N R Hurford


King Line


Houston Line


Natal Line

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