Union-Castle Line

War Time Losses

Vessel

Date

Cause

Master

Souls Lost

Galeka

28 October 1916

 Mined by submarine UC-2 off French coast

Capt J Watson-Black

19

Alnwick Castle

19 March 1917

Torpedoed and sunk 300 miles from Bishops Rock

Capt B Chave

40

Salta

10 April 1917

Struck a mine at the entrance to Le Havre

Capt B J Eastaway

130

Dover Castle (2)

26 May 1917

Sunk by UC-67 in Mediterranean

Capt T H Wilford

7

Aros Castle

21 November 1917

Torpedoed by U-90 in Atlantic

Capt C J Duncan

2

Carlisle Castle

14 February 1918

Torpedoed 8 miles ExN of Royal Sovereign Light Vessel

Capt C J Duncan

1

Glenart Castle

26 February 1918

Torpedoed by UC-56 in Bristol Channel

Capt B Burt

95

Leasowe Castle

27 May 1918

Torpedoed by UB51 in Mediterranean

Capt E J Holl

101

Llandovery Castle (1)

27 June 1918

Sunk by  U-86 in Atlantic.

Capt E A Sylvester

146

Galway Castle

12 September 1918

Torpedoed by U-82 in Atlantic

Capt W B Dyer

143

Huntscliff

17 October 1918

Foundered in North Atlantic

Capt K MacDonald

0

World War 1

Vessel

Date

Cause

Master

Souls Lost

HMS Dunvegan Castle

27 August 1940

Torpedoed by U-46 and sunk NW of Ireland

Capt H Ardill RN

27

All Royal Navy

Dunbar Castle (2)

9 January 1940

Mined in English Channel

Capt H A Causton

9

HMS Durham Castle

26 January 1940

Struck a mine off coast of Scotland


0

Walmer Castle (3)

21 September 1941

Bombed and sunk in the Atlantic

Capt G L Clarke

13

Rowallan Castle (1)

14 February 1942

Bombed by German aircraft in Mediterranean

Capt C Harvey

0

Gloucester Castle

15 July 1942

Sunk by the German surface raider Michel.

Capt H H Rose

93

Richmond Castle (1)

04 August 1942

Torpedoed by U-176 and sunk in North Atlantic

Capt T C Goldstone

14

Warwick Castle (3)

14 November 1942

 Torpedoed by U-413 off the coast or Portugal

Capt H L Shaw

96

Llandaff Castle

30 November 1942

Torpedoed by U-177 southeast of Lourenço Marques

Capt C J Clutterbuck

3

Dromore Castle

12 December 1942

 Mined 20 miles south-east of the River Humber

Capt R Hodgson

0

Roxburgh Castle (1)

22 February 1943

Torpedoed by U-107 off Ferraria Point in the Azores

Capt G E Mayhew

0

Windsor Castle (2)

23 March 1943

Sunk after air attack off Algiers

Capt J C Brown

1

World War 2

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