Pretoria Castle of Union-Castle Line

Union-Castle had attractive liners on the South African service. They were long and sleek pretoria-castle

compared to the high decked cruise ships of today.

Pretoria Castle 1947-1975 aged 28 28,705 tons built for Union-Castle Line by Harland & Wolff, Belfast
227.8m x 25.6m 22 kts 756 pax

Renamed S.A. Oranje in 1966 for South African Marine Corp Scrapped in Kaohsiung

I took this photo in Southampton in 1974 when she was the SA Oranje15

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