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Simon's Town, Cape Colony, 1870s

The Mildred: Gurnards Head. In November the National Maritime Museum secured the Gibson archive of Scilly, which includes a world renowned collection of shipwreck images. La Danse Macabre, Abandoned Ships, Abandoned Castles, Abandoned Mansions, Abandoned Places, Ghost Ship, Maritime Museum, Shipwreck, Tall Ships

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Mildred Struck under Gurnard’s Head in thick fog at midnight, April 6th, 1912. She was carrying slag from Newport to London. When she began to pound broadside on, the captain and crew launched a boat and rowed along the cliffs to St Ives. The Mildred, Cornish built and owned, was launched in 1889.

Camps Bay, Cape Town and Sea Point Electric Tramways map - ca. 1906 - Trams in Cape Town South Africa

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Sea Point was so named in 1776 when Sam Wallis, one of the commanders serving under Capt Cook, encamped his men there in order to avoid a smallpox epidemic, which was sweeping through Cape Town at the time. It began to develop as a residential suburb in the early 1800s,

I found this lovely old postcard somewhere on the rounds showing Sea Point pavilion. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Places To Travel, Places To See, Cape Town South Africa, Pretoria, African History, Pavilion
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CT-Sea Point Pavilion and the old Carousel-1977

Sea Point Pavilion and the old Carousel in 1977

See Cape Town back in the day in these Old Photos of Cape Town Old Pictures, Old Photos, V&a Waterfront, Cape Town South Africa, Vintage Photographs, Back In The Day, Places To Go, Sea, Sitting Area
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See Cape Town back in the day in these Old Photos of Cape Town | Cape Town Guy

My dad was emailed these photo’s and I knew I had to share them with you! If you can recognise any place/street/building, please comment below. I have recognised quite a few already.

Capetonians cool off in the inviting waters at the pool in Sea Point while onlookers enjoy the shade of the Pavilion in this early photo. Note the low-rise skyline of the buildings in the background. Old Pictures, Old Photos, City By The Sea, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, Historical Photos, Surfing, Scenery
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Bathing Pool and Pavilion, Sea Point, Cape Town

Capetonians cool off in the inviting waters at the pool in Sea Point while onlookers enjoy the shade of the Pavilion in this early photo. Note the low-rise skyline of the buildings in the background.

The pools along the Sea Point coast have an interesting history in that for decades people have enjoyed bathing. Today there is still the Milton Pool. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Cape Town South Africa, Historical Pictures, African History, Places To See, Surfing, City, Nature
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Sea Point Baths

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