2018 Additions

Latest Additions

End of year statistics for   2017

1 Jan 2017

History

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Unique Visitors

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2,418

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Clan Line Ships

Colour photograph of   Clan MacLachlan (2)  at the mouth of the Clyde

2 Jan 2017

Houston Line Ships

A press cutting on the enquiry into the collision between SS Patricia and   Fearless

6 Jan 2017

Clan Line Staff

An update to the history and service record of   Capt J K Currie   after his recent passing

8 Jan 2017

Union-Castle Staff

New entry for   John Fanaken

New entry for   Herbie Morgan

9 Jan 2017

Union-Castle Staff

Update to the page of   Capt H A Causton   Master of Dunbar Castle

10 Jan 2017

Union-Castle Staff

Royal Navy

Bullard King Ships

A photo taken aboard Arundel Castle in the 1930s posted to   Unknown Faces

List of commanding officers of   HMS Bonaventure

Press cutting on the loss of   Umgeni (1)

11 Jan 2017

Union-Castle Voyages

A sequence of photographs in the   “The Mail Service”   showing Windsor Castle and Pendennis Castle passing near the Equator

12 Jan 2017

Union-Castle at War

A pair of French postcards depicting the embarkation of troops on Briton and Kildonan Castle bound for the Second Boer War in 1899.  

16 Jan 2017

British & Commonwealth

The   Ports of Call   section has been removed

The Seamen’s Strike   has been moved to Significant Events

21 Jan 2017

Bullard King Staff

Update to the service record of   Capt F O’Hea

22 Jan 2017

South American Saint Line Staff

South American Saint Line Ships

Update to the service record of   Capt Alan Stacey

Addition of   Charlton Hall

23 Jan 2017

South American Saint Line Staff

Update to the service records of   Capt Tommy Roberts   and   Capt Lenny Bainton

25 Jan 2017

Union-Castle Staff

New entry for   David Stephens

26 Jan 2017

Royal Navy Ships

Further information and photographs of   HMS Pretoria Castle

27 Jan 2017

Royal Navy Ships

Clan Line Ships

Clan Line Staff

Further information and photographs of   HMS Bonaventure    HMS Clan MacNaughton   and    HMS Lamont

Further information and photographs of   Clan Ferguson (2)   and   Clan MacFarlane (1)

New entries for   Capt J W Swanston   and   G E Brown

28 Jan 2017

Reunions

Union-Castle Staff

Photo of braai and wine tasting at   Cape Town 1990

Photo of   Commodore T W McAllen   at a Crossing the Line Ceremony

16 Feb 2018

Clan Line Ships

Photo of MV Durham Trader that took part in the rescue of survivors from   Clan Keith

The cadet unit of February 1976 aboard   Clan Menzies

20 Feb 2018

British & Commonwealth Staff

New entry for   Bob Venman

21 Feb 2018

Timetables and Fares

Clan Line Staff

A much clearer version of the   1965 Mail Ship Locator

An update to the page of   Capt Bill Pritchard   including his service record

23 Feb 2018

Clan Line Staff

Union-Castle Staff

An update to the page of   Capt Ossie Barnsley  including his service record

An update to the page of   Capt Reg Kelso   including his service record

25 Feb 2018

Union Line Staff

Castle Line Staff

New page for   Unknown Faces

New page for   Unknown Faces

26 Feb 2018

Clan Line Staff

An update to the page of   Bob Gemmell   including his service record

28 Feb 2018

Clan Line Staff

An update to the page of   Eric Harvey   including his service record and some new photographs

1 Mar 2018

All Ships

During this month I have been adding further information about the building and engines of each ship

Mar 2018

Union-Castle Staff

A significant addition to the service record of   John F Coleman

28 Mar 2018

Clan Line Ships

A new photograph of   Clan MacLachlan (1)

3 Apr 2018

Whole site

Site redesigned and split into Staff Register and Ship Register to simplify user access

8 Apr 2018

Union-Castle Ships

Union Line Ships

New photo of   Talana   and some additional technical details of other Utility Vessel

An excellent new photo of the intermediate liner   Guelph

9 Apr 2018

Crew Lists

Staff list of the mail ship Briton for   April 1914

10 Apr 2018

Clan Line Staff

British & Commonwealth Staff

Clan Line Staff

New entry for   Howard Davis

Addition of a photograph of   Neil Purdon

Update to the service record of   Capt Ian Shearer

14 Apr 2018

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