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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.
Sea Point | South African History Online
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,
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.