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Search: Posts Made By: Old Se Dog
Forum: Say Hello 16th May 2020, 15:58
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By Old Se Dog
magdalena

I have just read an article on the sinking of the above mentioned ship - not sure if its the one your dad sailed on - please pm me and i can send you the full article from sea breezes june 1993...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 15th May 2020, 10:33
Replies: 26
Views: 3,299
Posted By Old Se Dog
curator

hello - no i am not the curator - im just a learner ! lol thanks for the question though
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 1st May 2020, 14:40
Replies: 10
Views: 2,702
Posted By Old Se Dog
Gold Train Union Castle Line

Loading gold on a Union Castle Liner
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 1st May 2020, 11:26
Replies: 27
Views: 1,645
Posted By Old Se Dog
Unicorn shipping

There is a Safmarine Unicorn group on facebook - which is very active - perhaps you can send your request to them attaching 4 images of your Mkuzi as mentioned
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 28th April 2020, 11:49
Replies: 27
Views: 1,645
Posted By Old Se Dog
Unicorn Shipping Lines

I am fortunate to have this book on Unicorn Lines - written by Brian Ingpen - he also wrote one or two books on Safmarine - he still has a shipping colom in one of our local shipping newspaper...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 28th April 2020, 11:44
Replies: 27
Views: 1,645
Posted By Old Se Dog
Voorspeler and Horizon

I hope this brings back some good memories
Forum: Tugs 26th April 2020, 14:04
Replies: 7
Views: 2,827
Posted By Old Se Dog
tales from table bay

another good read for those who are interested
Forum: Tugs 26th April 2020, 13:23
Replies: 7
Views: 2,827
Posted By Old Se Dog
centaury of south african steam tugs

David Reynolds published a very good book of the old SA steam tugs - a lot of people have criticized the content and or factual evidence or data in the book - but to date I have not seen another...
Forum: Tugs 26th April 2020, 13:13
Replies: 7
Views: 2,827
Posted By Old Se Dog
ts mc ewen

Chris - here is the ts mc ewen smoking and non smoking and her being sunk
Forum: Tugs 26th April 2020, 12:43
Replies: 9
Views: 2,480
Posted By Old Se Dog
south african tugs

Further to my posting on the three tugs that i posted - i forgot to mention - that none of them are working tugs - the jr more and ulundi are at the port natal maritime museum - ( together with the...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 26th April 2020, 12:25
Replies: 27
Views: 1,645
Posted By Old Se Dog
unicorn shipping line

I am trying to get feedback from members - who might have some stories to share on the Unicorn Shipping Line in South African waters - I have quite a few images of their various ships
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 24th April 2020, 14:23
Replies: 37
Views: 9,979
Posted By Old Se Dog
Windsor Castle

I found this image of her in amongst a clipping file I have on the Windsor Castle - regret i cannot recall from which magazine or newspaper - I am currently going through a lot of Storage Bins due to...
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 24th April 2020, 14:11
Replies: 37
Views: 9,979
Posted By Old Se Dog
good hope - southampton castle concept drawing

thought this might interest you - found in a old magazine
Forum: Ship Research 24th April 2020, 14:02
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By Old Se Dog
transvaal castle

you are right - their is a similarity between the bridge between the two
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th April 2020, 10:47
Replies: 15
Views: 1,617
Posted By Old Se Dog
cruise ships and other lay ups

it is interesting to note the shipping - cruise and others that are having to find a " berth " - my attached image is of a few cruise ships that were outside fort lauderdale recently - and yesterday...
Forum: Passenger Liners 23rd April 2020, 15:03
Replies: 43
Views: 7,318
Posted By Old Se Dog
thank you

thank you
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 23rd April 2020, 14:54
Replies: 5
Views: 1,166
Posted By Old Se Dog
you are welcome

you are welcome
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 23rd April 2020, 14:34
Replies: 5
Views: 1,166
Posted By Old Se Dog
i believe she was sold in to spanish breakers in...

i believe she was sold in to spanish breakers in 1962 - delivery voyage as the santa maria de ordaz under dutch flag
Forum: Tugs 23rd April 2020, 14:02
Replies: 9
Views: 2,480
Posted By Old Se Dog
Tugs in South Africa

We have no less then three preserved tugs in South Africa - JR More and Ulundi - both in Durban - and the Alwyn Vincent - which is now in Villiersdorp after spending years in Cape Town
Forum: Passenger Liners 22nd April 2020, 11:12
Replies: 43
Views: 7,318
Posted By Old Se Dog
st helena - old

hello all - and bob - just a question - the sheer line of the old st helena - was it deliberately painted to make her look as if she was light in the bow and heavy in the stern ? why i have not...
Forum: Ellerman 10th April 2020, 10:38
Replies: 18
Views: 1,373
Posted By Old Se Dog
thank you for all responses

thank you for all responses
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 5th April 2020, 11:51
Replies: 37
Views: 9,979
Posted By Old Se Dog
windsor castle model

this model is in the union castle line section of the mount nelson hotel in capetown and shows the windsor castle
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 5th April 2020, 11:49
Replies: 37
Views: 9,979
Posted By Old Se Dog
have just got these 2 dvds as you mention

have just got these 2 dvds as you mention
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 5th April 2020, 11:39
Replies: 15
Views: 4,037
Posted By Old Se Dog
safmarine - union castle

there is a building in durban called victoria mansions on the old vicoria embankment that depicts a union castle line - on the top of the entrance to the building - it might be of interest to you
Forum: Passenger Liners 4th April 2020, 22:14
Replies: 43
Views: 7,318
Posted By Old Se Dog
st helena

Thanks for the reply - it makes sense then your images not having the extreme e logo on her - i saw the old st helena in durban in 1991 - she was then known as the avalon
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