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Walmer Castle Ship The Union Castle Mail Steamship co1

?, #15190, b. 1901, d. 1932
  • (Child) Birth*: Walmer Castle Ship The Union Castle Mail Steamship co was born in 1901; The Walmer Castle was launched in 1901 for the recently created Union Castle Mail Steamship Company. The ship sailed between Southampton and Cape Town and in 1917 was requisitioned by the British Government. It is seen here dazzle painted for use as a troop ship in the North Atlantic.2
  • (Ship) Passenger List*: Walmer Castle Ship The Union Castle Mail Steamship co passenger list included Jane Anne Paterson when she sailed on 2 December 1914 at London, England, Mrs Jane Coupar, aged 31, calc dob abt 1883, depart Durban, arrive 2 Dec 1914 London, England, posts of voyage East London, Cape Town, Plymouth; ship Walmer Castle, Union-Castle Mail Steamship Co Ltd no 114839; landed at Plymouth, travelling third class from Union of South Africa, intended permanent residence Scotland.1
    Jane Anne (Paterson) Coupar passenger list 1914, with children David and Annie
  • (Ship) Passenger List: Walmer Castle Ship The Union Castle Mail Steamship co passenger list included Percy G Powell when she sailed on 28 January 1921 at Southampton, England, on the ship Walmer Castle, bound for Cape Town, South Africa; Mr & Mrs P G Powell, photographer, both aged 31, destination Rhodesia, South Africa, with daughters Miss L aged 7 and Miss D aged 4.3
  • (Ship) Passenger List*: Walmer Castle Ship The Union Castle Mail Steamship co passenger list included Buchanan Shiell when she sailed on 10 January 1927 at Southampton, England, Buchanan Shiel, dob c1884, age 43, depart Durban SA, arrive 10 Jan 1927 Southampton England, ports Cape Town, ship Walmer Castle, The Union Castle Mail Steamship co, no 114839.1
  • (Deceased) Death*: Walmer Castle Ship The Union Castle Mail Steamship co died in 1932 Walmer Castle survived the war and was broken up in 1932.2
Last Edited: 21 Sep 2018

Citations

  1. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry.com. UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.
    Original data: Board of Trade: Commercial and Statistical Department and successors: Inwards Passenger Lists. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA). Series BT26, 1,472 pieces. [Jan 2011]
  2. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/maritime/archive/displays/dazzle-ships/
  3. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Information Ancestry.com. UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Board of Trade: Commercial and Statistical Department and successors: Outwards Passenger Lists. BT27. Records of the Commercial, Companies, Labour, Railways and Statistics Departments. Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies. The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, England. [Mar 2014]