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MS Jagersfontein, Oranjefontein & Randfontein
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photographs are from the authors private collection.
Most images on this page have been culled from various brochures, owned by the author as well as other photographs are from the authors private collection.
the MS Jagersfontein seen in
This postcard is from the authors private collection
happy departure from
A drawing of MS Randfontein by Mr, C. E. A. van Boeckel
Dutch language brochure with photo of the Randfontein
Above: English brochure & sailing schedule
Above & below: Two Dutch brochures with sailing schedules
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