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Union-Castle brochure for the ss Braemar Castle, ss Kenya Castle, ss Rhodesia Castle, and mv Bloemfontein Castle.  Runs 14 pages with much info and photos of life on board.  These were one-class ships which gives… read more ›

Great coffee cup and saucer for Union Castle.  A pair available.  One cup and saucer is slightly crazed (very slight).  The other set has a hairline in the saucer which cannot be seen from the… read more ›

Didn’t Union Castle Line have great photos as the cover art on their deck plans?  Measuring about 24″ x 22″, this color-coded deck plan for the ss Oranje is dated 1970 and is in mint… read more ›

A double-sided plan for the SA Vaal.  It’s interesting to use this plan to compare her to her former incarnation as the Transvaal Castle.  At some point her interiors were redone, but they definitely didn’t… read more ›

First-class side plate measuring 6½” across and backmarked with the line name.  Made by Royal Doulton.  See archival at left for image of the china in use on board the Edinburgh Castle.  Excellent condition.

Side plate from the Union Castle tea service.  Measure about 6¾” in diameter.  The gold edges are slightly worn else excellent.

Double-sided deck-plan for the Windsor Castle.  You could call this a deck plan and brochure hybrid Union-Castle style.  On one side is the deck plan for first class, and on the other is second class. … read more ›