Document ReferenceGa 2 E 1362
TitleLetter from Violet Skeffington-Smyth, Union-Castle Line, S.S. 'Dunluce Castle' to her father George E.M. Monckton-Arundell, 7th Viscount Galway; 13 Feb. 1930
Date13 February 1930
Extent4 ff (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionThey expect to arrive at Capt Town tonight. Blames the terrible storm for the death of one of the passengers, who was buried at sea. Describes their stop off in Las Palmas, where they showed Denys the cathedral. Reports that she had an accident whereby she fell in the bath and was knocked out, and has seen the ships doctor. Complains about the heat. Discusses the Capatin of the ship.

Ga 2 E 1362/3: Envelope addressed Viscount Galway, The Mantles, Bawtry, Doncaster. Postmarked Cape Town, 14 Feb. 1930.
Termtravel, sea crossing
weather, storms, at sea
travel, South Africa
accidents, falls

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