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Remembering SAS President Kruger

One of three sister ships (President Steyn, Pretorius and Kruger),  was a Type 12 Frigate, acquired by the South African Navy in the 1960’s. Built in the United Kingdom, she was launched on 20 October 1960 from the Yarrow Shipbuilders, … Continue reading

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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 Southern Class whalers taken over by the Navy from Southern Whaling & … Continue reading

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