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SANC General Botha

In 1948 the Bothie moved to Gordons Bay, and was renamed the South African Nautical College, General Botha

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Panorama Pics

These photographs were taken in 1956 and appeared in the July 1957 issue of "Panorama" magazine, and give interesting aspects of life aboard at that time.

ShellCover-smallThe Shell house magazine “Shell Chronicle” of August 1957 carried a splendid front cover photograph of the Gordon’s Bay parade ground, and an article about the ship and some of the cadets.

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The Dromerdaris replica arriving in Gordon's Bay after sailing from Cape Town with the Motor Cruiser "General Botha" keeping station.