1939 - 1945 WW2. AKA: Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company. Burma. Union-Castle Line Passenger Lists The Royal steamships of Union-Castle sail from Southampton every Saturday with passengers and cargo for Cape Colony and Natal, calling on Madeira. Union Castle Line line was officially shutdown in the 1990, but it had a a very tumulus history of sellouts, buy-ins and takeovers. Union Castle was founded at the beginning of the 20th century, 1900 to be more precise. Country of last permanent residence. England Inward Bound Passenger Lists 1878 – 1960. * Union-Castle Line fleet information, history etc. See the archives section for more brochures of Union-Castle Line. Egypt.
Carrying passengers as well as cargo, including the all-important mail, it was a byword in travel – ‘every Thursday at 4’, as one of the big Union castle liners set off for Cape Town and beyond. Finding passengers UK-SA after 1890 If you believe your ancestor travelled to South Africa by ship during or after 1890, your best bet for further information is to search findmypast.co.uk Passenger Lists under the Travel and Migration section of the site. See also the shipping in 1971 section. on the following website: * The Red Duster website has several pages on the history of the Union-Castle Line with illustrations of many of its liners. Canada. Profession of Passenger. Intermediate ships are dispatched from London every Friday, sailing from Southampton every Saturday for Cape Colony, Natal, Las Palmas, and Tenerife. 1970s. 1914 - 1918 WW1. ... Alan Mallett has generously allowed us to copy his research into the Masters of the Union-Castle Line. Brazil. He was born c1882. Union-Castle Line Passenger Lists. England. Southampton passenger tender, 1900 transferred to Union-Castle Mail SS Co, 1942 out of service. The days of the passenger liner and the regular mail services by sea were numbered. Passenger Lists are organized by Date, Steamship Line, Steamship or Ocean Liner, Class of Passengers, Route of Voyage, and the Ship's Captain. 20th century lists include even more details, giving the town or county of origin, and the names of other family members, destination, physical description, and more. The passenger lists in BT27 include long-haul voyages to destinations outside Britain and Europe. RMS Arundel Castle was a British ocean liner and Royal Mail Ship which entered service in 1921 for the Union-Castle Line.A previous vessel of the same name was built in 1864 by Donald Currie & Co. (a predecessor to Union-Castle) and sold in 1883, whereupon it was renamed Chittagong.