Union-Castle Line

Peace Time Losses




Newark Castle

12 May 1908

Ran Aground outside Richards Bay


Jun 1912

Wrecked near Cape Hangklip

Cawdor Castle

30 Jul 1926

Stranded South West Africa

Guildford Castle

31 May 1933

Beached after collision in River Elbe

Sandgate Castle

23 Jun 1937

Fire in Atlantic and sank

Rothesay Castle (1)

4 Jan 1940

Although war time this loss was not the result of enemy action. Ran aground on Isle of Islay

Dundrum Castle

7 Apr 1943

Another loss in war time but not enemy action. Fire in Red Sea and sank

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