Union-Castle Line

Peace Time Losses

Vessel

Date

Cause

Newark Castle

12 May 1908

Ran aground outside Richards Bay

Bellona

June 1912

Wrecked near Cape Hangklip

Cawdor Castle

30 July 1926

Stranded off South West Africa

Guildford Castle

31 May 1933

Beached after collision in River Elbe

Sandgate Castle

23 June 1937

Fire in Atlantic and sank

Rothesay Castle (1)

4 January 1940

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

Dundrum Castle

7 April 1943

Another war time losss but again not by enemy action, caught fire in Red Sea and sank

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