A passenger ship of the Union Castle Line is about the leave the harbour of Cape Town, South Africa.
The image gives an overview of the port and the adjacent town, with its distinctive feature, the grain elevator. The date is unknown, the photograph was taken sometime between 1935 and 1938.
Aquitania is shown at anchor in Table Bay at Capetown, Africa in April, 1940. The color of the ships superstructure appears to be a lighter color than the gray that had been applied back in September, 1939. It may very well be a buff color that was apparently common to use on troopships of the tim
The Aquitania, while bound for Southampton, calls at the port of Capetown, Africa during her final return voyage from Sydney in December, 1945. Because many of the people onboard were civilians, including some children, Cunard allowed the ship to stop at a number of ports along the way, to give tho