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Re: History Quiz
Posted by Jon Taft on 3/7/2021, 10:37 am, in reply to "History Quiz
"On 8 January 1953, Bloemfontein Castle rescued 234 passengers and crew from the Holland Afrika liner Klipfontein which was sinking after hitting a sunken German U-boat off Mozambique. Captain J. A. Fergurson and his senior officers later received commemorative gifts from the Holland Afrika Line."
Bloemfontein Castle: CMKR 56
Klipfontein: NZ 48
Great to have a merchant quiz, thanks Bob.