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Mailships of the Union-Castle Line – CJ Harris, ‎Brian D Ingpen


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First Edition. Fernwood Press, South Africa, 1994, XL-format Hardback with removable protective plastic wrap – Mail steamers – 180pp. Standard Edition.

This absorbing account of the ocean mail service that plied between Britain and Southern Africa between 1857 to 1977 captures the spirit of an era now gone.

A sumptuously illustrated history of the Union-Castle Line, with four appendices:
The Maritime History of South Africa,
Mailships of the Union, Castle, and Union-Castle Lines
Some Statistics,
Badges of Rank, Funnels and Flags.

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