HMS Balmoral Castle

Completed in February 1910

After two voyages she was commissioned for use as a Royal Yacht to carry the Royal Party to South Africa for the inauguration of the Union of South Africa.

She was given a white hull and yellow funnels

11/10/1910 left Portsmouth for South Africa with the Duke and Duchess of Connaught

4/11/1910 opening of Parliament in Cape Town

28/12/1910 arrived back Portsmouth

2/1/1911 Paid Off

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Years in Service


HMS Balmoral Castle


Ex Balmoral Castle (2)

1910 requisitioned for use as The Royal Yacht


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