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The Irish Brigades Monument in Orania

This page is the result of the dereliction of the site of the Irish Brigades Monument that used to be in Brixton. The original entry for this monument is still available under Extinct Memorials Initially I was not able to … Continue reading

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Returning home on Symphony

Returning home on the Symphony 25-03-97 to 28-03-97.  Cape Town-Durban  My second voyage on the Symphony happened the day after I had sailed to Cape Town on the Oriana. I had been fortunate enough to be able to book Symphony … Continue reading

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A voyage on the Oriana

 A VOYAGE ON THE ORIANA.  22-03-97 to 24-03-97. Durban-Cape Town The announcement that Canberra would be replaced by a new ship was greeted with much dismay by everybody. The concept vessel shown to the media was criticised as being too … Continue reading

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A voyage on the Canberra

19-03-92 to 21-03-92 Durban-Cape Town The Canberra has always held a fascination for me, almost an obsession, and this magnificent white ship would always be in the back of my mind. I missed seeing her in 1986 when she called … Continue reading

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