Grantully Castle (1910)
HMHS Grantully Castle
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Jan. 12, 2018

I have a print mounted on cardboard of the Grantully Castle. The print itself has many signatures which I assume are those of crew members, but not necessarily. On the back of the cardboard mount there is an invitation from the SS Garth Castle to attend a fancy dress ball on April 16th 1914. Also on the back in very large letters is the request to "Vote for Christabel." Just curious.

Alan Regan

Jan. 25, 2017

I am looking for an ancestor that seems to had travel on the Grantully Castle on February 1926 to Cape Town, from Mozambique, and after that we have no other information from him. His name is Carlos Gonçalves Perdigao, Portuguese, working in Mozambique on the Companhia Nacional de Moçambique, that seems to had travel to Cape Town in holidays. Is there a passenger list, where we can check if he was there and if his final destination was Cape Town? Thanks in advance, for any help you can give me on this issue.

Best regards,
Catarina Grilo Ribeiro

Feb. 19, 2012

I have just found my father's Continuous Certificate of Discharge Book. His first voyage as a Merchant Seaman was on the 'Grantully Castle' on 12/08/1938 from Tilbury as an Assistant Baker. Description of voyage just says Foreign; Discharge date is 23/10/1938 from Poplar. The master's name looks to be H. Maxwell Hunt.

Janet Lewis

Nov. 22, 2009

My Grandfather sailed on the HMHS Grantully Castle in 1914 on his return to the UK following an injury sustained on the battle fields during the First World War. I have a post card that show a picture of the Grantully Castle ” & sanctioned for publication by the then “Lord Commissioners of the Admiralty.  The pencil comments of the back says “This is the boat we are coming over on. As in War Time. Taken at Alnico Rear “City Wall” In the Channel 4.4.14.  Love from Jack.

Kind regards,
Peter S. Wood

July 21, 2008

This is a reply to Sheila Stewart - Lafleur on the Grantully Castle message board [no. 3]....  My grandparents sailed on the same ship...  I found them on . Passenger lists... I feel sure that Sheila will find the people she is looking for on there.  I think possibly Brian Curtis [no. 1] will find what he is looking for there as well.

Margaret Greenwood

Feb. 16, 2008

I am trying to find the rest of a passenger list for 1920. I am looking for the parents of I. E. WEBBER.

Name:Miss I E WEBBER
Date of departure:14 January 1920
Port of departure:London
Passenger destination port:Cape, South Africa
Passenger destination:Cape, South Africa Age:13
Marital Status:
Passenger recorded on:Page 9 of 16

Thank you for any assistance,
Sheila Stewart - Lafleur

Aug. 14, 2007

I am trying to establish the route of the Grantully Castle on her sailing from London on 23 September 1927.  The Grantully was bound for Beira and appears to have called at one port prior to Ascension Island, St. Helena and another port after that.  Would anyone be able to help with the ports of call.

Revd. Fr. Basil G. Royston, D.Min.

Sunnyvale, California

Mar. 19, 2007

My grandmother Rose Emily Cox sailed on the Grantully Castle 2 to South Africa (Capetown) in circa 1912 aged about 21 years. She was an orphan and was sent to South Africa to work in an hotel as her grand parents could no longer afford to keep her. I am trying to locate any passenger lists from this time to find the one she might appear on. Do you have any information where I might find them?

Brian Curtis

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