WINDSOR CASTLE ~ Cape Town 1977 departing on her final voyage as a Union Castle mail liner.

Sadly she ended up in the Middle East as accomodation ship for filipino labourers helping to build the city of Dubai.s final farewell 6 Sept 1977

Windsor Castle, flagship liner of the Union Castle Line. My mother always called them the 'Mail Boats'! I think this was taken in 1978, on the final voyage from CT to Southampton. Was there that day.

"Windsor Castle", flagship liner of the Union Castle Line. My mother always called them the 'Mail Boats'! I think this was taken in on the final voyage from CT to Southampton.

Windsor Castle Union-Castle Line Built: 1960 by Cammell Laird, Birkenhead, England Gross tons: 37640 Length: 783ft (239m) Speed: 23kn Width: 92ft (28m) Depth: 32ft (10m) Power: 49000 shp Propulsion: Steam turbines twin screw Passengers: 237 First 585 Tourist End of service: Sold 1977

Windsor Castle Union-Castle Line Built: 1960 by Cammell Laird, Birkenhead, England Gross tons: 37640 Length: Speed: Width: Depth: Power: 49000 shp Propulsion: Steam turbines twin screw Passengers: 237 First 585 Tourist End of service: Sold 1977

Shipping Postcard - Union Castle Line - RMMV Capetown Castle - £1.50 on eBid United Kingdom

Shipping Postcard - Union Castle Line - RMMV Capetown Castle - on eBid United Kingdom

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