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Three ships month

February has become known as a month where South Africa lost a number of men in shipping disasters. These are the three: HMSAS Southern Floe. (11/02/1941) One of four┬áSouthern Class whalers taken over by the Navy from Southern Whaling & … Continue reading

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Remembering the Mendi 2017

Every year around this time I commemorate the lives lost in the sinking of the troopship Mendi on the 21st of February 1917. This year is no different and each year I know more about it. Earlier this month I … Continue reading

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