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Balmoral Castle Ship Union Castle1290741,2

?, #15213, b. 1910, d. 1939
Last Edited: 21 Sep 2018
  • (Child) Birth*: Balmoral Castle Ship Union Castle129074 was born in 1910; Ship Name Balmoral
    Years in service     1910-1939
    Funnels     2
    Masts     2
    Shipping Line     Union-Castle
    Line     2
    Ship description     
    Built by Fairfield Shipbuilding Co. Glasgow, Scotland. Tonnage: 13,361. Dimensions: 570' x 64' .Twin-screw, 17 knots. Quadruple expansion engines. Two masts and two funnels.2
  • (Deceased) Death*: Balmoral Castle Ship Union Castle129074 died in 1939 History     
    12,500 I.H.P. Service: Southampton-Cape Town. Passengers: 317 first, 220 second, 268 third. Scrapped in 1939. Sister ship: Edinburgh Castle.2
  • Photograph*: Balmoral Castle Ship Union Castle129074 is in this photograph taken.2,3


  1. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) TNA online www.nationalarchives.gov.uk [Apr 2010].
  2. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ships collection [Apr 2018].
  3. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/maritime/archive/displays/dazzle-ships/