Photographs, vintage postcards and other ephemera

Sunday, 6 March 2011

Bennett Line, Goole & Boulogne

Glass ashtray, date unknown.

S.S. Africa

Built 1903 for Bennett Steamship Co Ltd, Goole; trading between Goole and Boulogne. The Captain was William Denby (my great great grandfather). Africa was chartered by the Admiralty at the beginning of World War I and sank after striking a mine in September 1915.