RMS Walmer Castle Passenger List 29 November 1929

Front Cover of a Cabin Passenger List for the RMS Walmer Castle of the Union-Castle Line, Departing 29 November 1929 from Capetown to Southampton.

Front Cover of a Cabin Passenger List for the RMS Walmer Castle of the Union-Castle Line, Departing 29 November 1929 from Capetown to Southampton via Madeira, Commanded by Captain W. Morton Betts. GGA Image ID # 1da2bbdacd

Senior Officers and Staff

  1. Captain W. Morton Betts, Commander
  2. Chief Officer Mr. R. C. T. Harris
  3. Chief Engineer Mr. C. R. Tonge
  4. First Officer Mr. W. G. Ramplee-Smith, R.N.R
  5. Second Engineer Mr. G. Colquhoun
  6. Second Officer Mr. O. Pl'ITS
  7. Third Officer Mt. G. H. Pickering
  8. Third Engineer Mr. A. N. Chisholm
  9. Fourth Officer Mt. J. H. R. Bailey, R.N R
  10. Fourth Engineer Mr. A. J. Paskins
  11. Surgeon Dr. J. C. Reid, L.R.C.P., L.R.C.S. (Edin.), L.F.P.S. (Glasgow)
  12. Purser Mr. G. H. Roberts
  13. Chief Steward Mr. A. M. Wickens

List of First Saloon Passengers

  1. Mr. H. A. von Arnin
  2. Mrs. Thomas Balls
  3. Mr. A. Binning
  4. Mrs. Binning
  5. Mr. G. W. Campbell
  6. Miss E. F. Collison
  7. Mr. W. Davis
  8. Mrs. Davis
  9. Mr. E. V. Douglas
  10. Mr. B. Gahan
  11. Mrs. M. A. Gunner
  12. Mr. D. K. Hattersley
  13. Mr. H. Herber
  14. Mrs. Maskew Miller
  15. Mr. G. L. Peacock
  16. Mrs. C. Pickering
  17. Miss D. Pickering
  18. Mr. W. Ringger
  19. Mr. S. Shand
  20. Mrs. Shand

Second Saloon Passengers

  1. Mr. F. C. Beedle
  2. Mr. Benator
  3. Rev. H. Birt
  4. Mrs. Birt
  5. Mr. J. Dinunzi
  6. Mrs. Dinunzi
  7. Mrs. K. Fraser
  8. Mr. H. Freeland
  9. Miss J. M. E. Freemantle
  10. Mr. L. H. Goble
  11. Mr. J. H. Hampton
  12. Mrs. Hampton
  13. Prof. F. A. Hattersley
  14. Mrs. L. W. Hunt
  15. Capt. A. Karisen
  16. Capt. E. Karisen
  17. Mrs. Karisen
  18. Mr. S. Laing
  19. Mr. Chas. Manny
  20. Mrs. Manny
  21. Mr. H. Le May
  22. Mrs. Le May
  23. Mr. E. D. Mills
  24. Mr. H. E. Mills
  25. Mr. C. Olsen
  26. Master T. Orr
  27. Rev. J. Pollock
  28. Mrs. Pollock
  29. Mr. A. De Quimpaul
  30. Mr. J. Schwartz
  31. Mr. W. J. Slate
  32. Miss S. I. Taylor
  33. Mrs. E. Beaumont Walker
  34. Mr. G. Walser
  35. Mr. C. Woodings

Track Chart - 29 November 1929 Passenger List, RMS Walmer Castle, Union-Castle Line

Tack Chart on the Back Cover of a Cabin Passenger List for the RMS Walmer Castle of the Union-Castle Line, Departing 29 November 1929 from Capetown to Southampton via Madeira, Commanded by Captain W. Morton Betts. GGA Image ID # 1da2ca4e96

Information for Passengers

Hours of Meals, etc. I N the First Class the arrangements are :-
Tea, Coffee. etc., served in the Cabins at 6.0 a.m
Dressing Bell or Bugle at 8:00 am
Children's Breakfast at 8:00 am
Breakfast at 8:30 am
Children's Dinner at 12:30 pm
Luncheon at 1:00 pm
Afternoon Tea at 4.0 pm
Children's Tea at 5.30 pm
Dressing Bell or Bugle at 6.30 pm
Dinner at 7.0'p.m.
Saloon Lights oat at 10.30 pm
The Meals in the Second Saloon are :—
Tea, Coffee, etc., served in the Cabins at 6.0 am
Children's Breakfast at 8:00 am
Breakfast at 8:30 am
Children's Diner at 12:30 pm
Luncheon at 1:00 pm
Afternooq Tea at 4.0 pm
Children's Tea at 5.30 pm
Dressing Bell or Bugle at 6.30 pm
Dinner at 7:00 pm
Saloon Lights out 10.30 pm

Children. -Children are required to take their meals at the special tables provided for them.

Divine Service, etc., will be held in the Main Saloon every Sunday at 10:30 am, weather permitting, and all are invited to attend.

Baggage. —Questions relating to Baggage should be referred to the Purser.

Surgeon.—The Surgeon of the Steamer is authorized to charge for professional attendance at the rate of 7s. 6d. in the case of first class, and 4s. Od. in the case of second class Passengers, per visit, this fee to include medicines. Accounts for medical attendance will be rendered by the Surgeon before the end of the voyage.

Deck Chairs.—Deck chairs are provided on board, for hire to Passengers at a chaVge of 2s. 6d. each between England and Madeira, Las Palmas and Teneriffe; 5s. each between England and St. Helena, Ascension or any South or East African Port or Mauritius, and for the East Coast Voyage via Suez Canal; and 2s. 6d. each on the South and East African Coast between any two Coast Ports.

Letters, Telegrams, etc.— For the convenience of Passengers a Mail will be made up on board previous to arrival at each port.

All information regarding telegraph rates, postal rates, stamps, etc., can be obtained from the Purser before the Steamer's arrival or departure.

All Passengers must write their addresses in the book provided for the purpose on board, this information being required on the Outward Voyage by the Authorities in South Africa, and on the Homeward Voyage by the Port Sanitary Authorities. The assistance of Passengers in this matter is requested in order to facilitate the forwarding of any Letters, Telegrams, etc., which may arrive after they have left the Ship, or any articles that may be left in the cabins. Circulars or other printed matter of a similar nature will not be forwarded.

Passengers must apply personally for Registered Letters and Packages to the Purser.

On the Homeward Voyage, on the arrival of the Steamer at Netley or Southampton, Letters are sorted into an alphabetical box in the First Class Companion, where Passengers of all classes should personally apply. When the Steamer comes alongside the Quay, this letter box is kept open until the passenger trains have left the Shed.

Passengers are recommended to attend to the posting of their own Letters in the letter box, and it must be distinctly understood that while every care will be taken, the Company cannot accept any responsibility in connection with the posting, receiving, forwarding, or transmission of Letters, Telegrams, Parcels, etc.

Wireless Services in Mail and Intermediate Steamers enable Passengers to keep in touch with their friends throughout the voyage, either through wireless stations or, at much cheaper rates, by means of Wireless Ocean Letters. Full particulars and charges can be obtained from the Wireless Operators on board.

Valuables, etc.—Passengers' valuables or money may be handed to the Purser to be deposited in the Ship's safe for custody during the voyage, for which a small charge is made of 3s. 6d. per £100 upon the declared value of each parcel or deposit, with a minimum charge of 2s. (parcels required during the voyage can be re-deposited at half-rates), a receipt being given on behalf of the Company for valuables so deposited.

Library.—The Library is open daily at stated hours, during which time the Librarian is in attendance to give out and receive books.

Any books found lying about are returned to the Library, but Passengers will be held responsible for the loss of any book registered in their name. The charge for books lost from the First or Second Class Library is 7s. 6d. per volume, and from the Third Class 2s. 6d. per volume, unless otherwise shewn.

Time Tables.—Railway Time Tables, Postal Guides, etc., are in the charge of the Purser.

Complaints.—Any complaints should be addressed to the Commander at the time of daily inspection.

Particulars of Outward, Homeward, and Coastwise Services.

Royal Mail Service.—The South African Royal Mail Steamers are despatched from Southampton every Friday for the Cape Province and Natal, via Madeira.

On the outward journey the Royal Mail Steamers proceed as far as Durban, at which Port they commence the homeward voyage, sailing thence every Thursday; from East London every Friday; from Algoa Bay (Port Elizabeth) every Saturday; arriving at Capetown usually on Monday morning, and proceeding thence to Southampton, via Madeira, on the Friday.

Passengers landing at Madeira may enjoy a very interesting excursion to Terreiro da Lucta by the Mount Railway Company's trains which make the trip in half an hour. Tickets may be obtained from the Purser.

The Mail Service to St. Helena and Ascension is performed by the Intermediate Steamers calling at these Islands, Outward and Homeward, approximately every four weeks.

Intermediate Service. — The Intermediate Steamers taking First and Third Class Passengers only at lower rates than by the Royal Mail Steamers, are despatched frequently from London, for the Cape Province, Natal, Lourenco Marques (Delagoa Bay), and Beira. These Steamers proceed alternately via Las Palmas (Grand Canary) and Teneriffe.

There is a regular homeward service by Intermediate Steamers from the Cape Ports, Durban, Lourenco Marques, Beira and Mauritius, via Las Palmas or Teneriffe to London.

East Coast Service.—At regular intervals a Steamer is despatched to East and South African Ports via Suez, returning via the West Coast, and at similar intervals an Intermediate Steamer to South Africa returns via East Coast ports and Suez.

MAURITIUS Service.—There is a direct Steamer between England and Mauritius, outward and homeward about once a month.

LOBITO Bay.—Calls at Lobito Bay are made on the outward and homeward voyage as required.

Ocean Return Tickets.—A reduction off the amount of two Single Fares is made on Ocean Return Tickets. Ocean Return Tickets are available for twelve months.

Single Tickets, RE-Booking Allowance.-Passengers who have taken a Single Ticket only from England or South Africa (paying the full single tariff fare thereon), and who return within twelve months from the date of embarkation, will be allowed a reduction of 10 per cent. on the amount of the single journey back, on production of the counterfoil of the first single ticket taken by them. This concession does not apply to passages Coastwise or to Ports at which the Steamers of the Union-Castle Line do not call.

The period of twelve months specified above cannot under any circumstances be extended.

Prepaid Passages Outward or Homeward.-Passages can be prepaid in England or South Africa for friends on the other side, and advice of such passages can be sent by cable at a small additional expense if desired.

The Company, however, does not accept any responsibility for any inaccuracy, mistake or oversight on the part of the Company's Servants or Agents, or any other persons, in the wording, despatch or delivery of any telegram or letter in connection with these prepaid passages, or for any consequences arising therefrom.

Remittances of small amounts can also be made to Passengers at the same time.

Handbook of Information for Passengers can be obtained gratis from the Purser on board.

The South and East AFRICAN YEAR BOOK and GUIDE, nearly 1,000 pages with 64 pages of maps in colour.

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