John H Marsh Maritime Research Centre

John H Marsh Maritime Collection

A catalogue of a collection of 18000 photographs of 9200 ships taken in South Africa
mainly between 1921 and 1953

Prints from the original negatives are available for purchase

Information in order of Name,Type,Displacement in tons,Date of launch,Date of photographs,Fate where known

Ships with names beginning with the letter "Z"

  1. ZII see as GIULIO CESARE
  2. ZAANLAND freighter 6813/1921 in 1940 (1943 torpedoed)
  3. ZAFIRO see as EMPIRE SCOTT
  4. ZAMBEZIA freighter 1282/1903 in 1920s (1951 scrapped)
  5. ZAMZAM see as LEICESTERSHIRE & BRITISH EXHIBITOR
  6. ZAZA small sailing vessel, ex ship's lifeboat, at Mossel Bay abt 1932
  7. ZEALANDIA see as BARROWBY
  8. ZEALANDIC freighter 10578 / 1928 in early 1930s and '39 (1941 torpedoed)
  9. ZEEMAN freighter 7270 / 1943 in 1947 (1967 wrecked)
  10. ZELINDJA see as LT.J.LE MEUR
  11. ZENADA see as ARABIAN PRINCE
  12. ZENITH HMS see as JAN VAN RIEBEEK HMSAS
  13. ZENOBIA MARTINI see as QUEEN MAEVE
  14. ZETA TRADER see as WYVERN
  15. ZEUS see as JUPITER
  16. ZHAN DUO 50 see as FORT ST. PAUL
  17. ZIM NEW ORLEANS 14938 / 1979 in 1985
  18. ZIM TOKYO freighter 25830 / 1972 in 1980
  19. ZINI see as ALPHARD
  20. ZINZAN MARU see as HINDUSTAN
  21. ZODIAC see as ROMELIA
  22. ZOGRAFIA NICOLAOU see as NICOLAOU ZOGRAFIA
  23. ZONNEWYK freighter 4499 / 1928 in 1938 (1944 torpedoed)
  24. ZUIDERDIJK see as MISTY LAW
  25. ZUIDERKRUIS passenger 9376 / 1944 in 1953 (1969 scrapped)
  26. ZUIMEIMARU see as DEEBANK
  27. ZULAWI fsh carrier 8120 / 1974 in 1980. (Listed in Lloyds Register 1989/90)
  28. ZULIA see as RITA
  29. ZULU COAST freighter 369 / 1934 in abt 1951 &'53 (1953 wrecked)
  30. ZULU COAST 1 see as ZULU COAST
  31. ZURICHMOOR freighter 4455 / 1925 in 1939 (1942 torpedoed)
  32. ZWARTBERG see as SWARTBERG/T 09 HMSAS
  33. ZWARTBERG whale catcher in 1936 & '37
  34. ZWARTBERG see as SWARTBERG
  35. ZWARTKOPS see as SHEARWATER BAY
  36. ZWOLSCHEDIEP see as LUISE BERGMANN

Where known, the fate of the ship is shown in brackets


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