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RIEBEECK CASTLE arriving Cardiff 13.6.71 Malcolm Cranfield.jpg

RIEBEECK CASTLE arriving Cardiff 13.6.71 Malcolm Cranfield.jpg

Union-Castle Mail S.S. Co. Ltd.'s 1946 Belfast built reefer RIEBEECK CASTLE is here seen arriving at Cardiff exactly fifty years ago today, on Sunday 13th June 1971.

RIEBEECK CASTLE was immediately sold for breaking, arriving at Kaohsiung on 2nd September 1971 for that purpose.

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My first ship as deck cadet in 1961. Learned a lot on her from mate and especially the bosun.
Took her sister Rustenburg Castle to Shanghai also in September 1971
 

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