Document ReferenceGa 2 E 1361
TitleLetter from Violet Skeffington-Smyth, Union-Castle Line, S.S. 'Dunluce Castle', to 'Di'; 29 Jan. 1930
Date29 January 1930
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHopes to arrive in Las Palmas tomorrow, and in Cape Town in 13 days. Describes the 'hideous gale' at sea, which smashed up the ship. Discusses the deck games. Is glad she and Geoff are well. Denys told her that he'd rather crawl across Africa than do the voyage again! Sends forwarding address.

Ga 2 E 1361/2 is an envelope addressed Viscount Galway, The Mantles, Bawtry, Doncaster. Postmarked Southampton, 8 Feb. 1930.

Previously Ga 2 E 1361/2 and Ga 2 E 1361/3.
Termtravel, sea crossing
weather, storms, at sea
travel, South Africa
entertainments, card games

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA79898Smyth; Violet Frances Skeffington- (1880-1930); Hon.; née Monckton1880-1930
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