Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

SS Capetown Castle

From Graces Guide
31st December 1937.
1939.
February 1960. A Shackleton low flying over the SS Capetown Castle in respect to the guests on-board; Mr and Mrs MacMillan (Prime Minister and his wife).

RMMV Capetown Castle, a motor vessel, was launched on 23 September 1937 as a passenger liner for Union-Castle Line.

1940, the progress of World War II caused her conversion to a troop ship, a role she filled until 1946, when she returned to civilian service.[1]

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