TQ6775 : Union Castle's 'Bloemfontein Castle' returning to London on its maiden voyage from Capetown via Suez

taken 69 years ago, near to Chalk, Kent, Great Britain

Union Castle's 'Bloemfontein Castle' returning to London on its maiden voyage from Capetown via Suez
Union Castle's 'Bloemfontein Castle' returning to London on its maiden voyage from Capetown via Suez
Viewed downstream from a pleasure boat returning from Southend, the location being uncertain but is probably east of Tilbury. The ship was the first one-class ship of the Union Castle line, being completed in March 1950 and displacing 18,400 tons.
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TQ6775, 17 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
10 June 1950   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 13 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6767 7513 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.0199N 0:24.6976E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6742 7494
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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