R.M.S. Guildford Castle Bon Bon Dish - Circa  1920'sR.M.S. Guildford Castle Bon Bon Dish - Circa  1920'sR.M.S. Guildford Castle Bon Bon Dish - Circa  1920'sR.M.S. Guildford Castle Bon Bon Dish - Circa  1920'sR.M.S. Guildford Castle Bon Bon Dish - Circa  1920's

A Souvenir Bon Bon Dish for the R.M.S. GUILDFORD CASTLE.....diameter 4 1/2"...height to handle top 4 1/4". Condition good for age. The GUILDFORD CASTLE was built by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow..... launched in 1911 as a Passenger Cargo Vessel for The Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company. She served as hospital ship during the1914-18 Great War then went back into civilian service with Union Castle on the London to South Africa service before being transfered to the around Africa service
On 31st May 1933 she was in collision with the Blue Funnel Stentnor near Oste Riff, Elbe, and two lives were lost. Pilot error was blamed. The next day she was beached and declared a total loss.

Item ID: 10289

R.M.S. Guildford Castle Bon Bon Dish - Circa 1920's

$110 USD

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