Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Passengers to Natal by the Sir Robert Peel 1854

Passengers per Sir Robert Peel to Durban, Natal 1854

The Sir Robert Peel was the first steamer to enter the Bay of Natal, in 1852. This engraving shows the important occasion, with crowds gathered to welcome the ship. In the background is
the Bluff - no lighthouse at that date.

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