SS Braemar Castle

 

SS Braemar Castle SS Braemar Castle 
	Photos from the Hide collections © SS Braemar Castle

 

SS Braemar Castle

 

 

The 17,029 ton SS Braemar Castle cruised at 17.5 knots plying her trade primarily as a mail ship between London and Cape Town from 1952 until 1966 when the falling costs of air travel made it untenable.

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Braemar Castle 1952 - 66 ©

 

 

 

 

 

 




 

 

 

 

 

S.S. Braemar Castle 1952-66

 

 

 






SS Braemar Castle







The 17,029 ton S. S. Braemar Castle cruised at 17.5 knots plying her trade primarily as a mail ship between London and Cape Town from 1952 until 1966 when the falling costs of air travel made it untenable

 

 

 

 













SS Braemar Castle






The Union Castle Line SS Braemar Castle in Table Bay, Cape Town

 

 

 

 

 

 

SS Braemar Castle alongside at Mombassa

 

 

 

SS Braemar Castle alongside in Kilindini harbour, Mombasa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Union Castle SS Braemar Castle alongside in Mombassa

 

 

SS Braemar Castle alongside in Mombassa

 

 

 

 

 

 

SS Braemar Castle Cabins

 

 

 

Double and single cabins. The SS Braemar Castle was a singla class liner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SS Braemar Castle Dining Room

 

 

 

 

The dining room on board the SS Braemar Castle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SS Braemar Castle swimming pool

 

 

 

Braemar Castle swimming pool

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fancy dress on board the Braemar Castle

 

 

 

 

Kids fancy dress on board the Braemar Castle, I'me on the pipe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The author on the stern of the SS Braemar Castle

 

 

 

The author on the stern of the SS Braemar Castle as we sail north to cooler climates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Braemar Castle

 

 

 

 

 

Taking the sea air with mum on board the Braemar Castle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Braemar Castle deck quoits

 

 

 

 

Playing deck quoits behind the pool on board the Braemar Castle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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