Zulu: Lieutenant John Chard:What's our strength? Lieutenant Gonville Bromhead:Seven officers including surgeon, commissaries and so on; Adendorff now I suppose; wounded and sick 36, fit for duty 97 and about 40 native levies. Not much of an army for you
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Subject: Re: Capetown Docks Thu Aug 18, 2011 8:10 pm
Nice photo of the Cape Town docks. Looks like a very busy place. Do you happen to know what year this was taken? If it is 1879, I would imagine the ships are the ones bringing in the reinforcements and supplies.
Petty Officer Tom
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Subject: Re: Capetown Docks Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:17 am
Its changed a tad since then.
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Subject: Capetown Docks Fri Aug 19, 2011 10:56 am
Hi Springbok . Any chance you can post a photo of what they are like now ??. So we can get a '' Then and Now '' look ? cheers 90th. :lol: .