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From: "Doehne" <>
Subject: Re: [SOUTH-AFRICA] Van Wyk Query
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 16:58:45 +0200
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Hi Lucky

There is no Willem Johannes van Wyk born Aug 1914 x C F Joubert in the
van Wyk CD

Regards
Ludwig

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Subject: [SOUTH-AFRICA] Van Wyk Query

Claudine and all fellow list members,

Can any one find among their VAN WYK families one:

Willem Johannes VAN WYK -*5 Aug 1914, Fordsburg Johannesburg. +26 Aug
1985,
Newlands, Johannesburg. X Carolina Frederika JOUBERT (Marriage date
Unknown)
*23 Aug 1923,+24 Dec 2009

Thanks in anticipation

Lucky

----- Original Message -----
From: "Claudine van Wyk" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, March 29, 2010 9:42 AM
Subject: Re: [SOUTH-AFRICA] SOUTH-AFRICA Digest, Vol 5, Issue 112


> Hi Colin
>
> I'm trying to establish the name of the ship that my husband's great
great
> grandfather may have been on when he came to South Africa.
>
> He deserted from the vessel, which was an American clipper. We don't
have
> the name of the vessel or the exact date that he arrived here but we
do
> know
> it was in the year or so before the Alabama arrived, around 1862. He
was
> on
> board with a friend who also deserted. They traveled around the Cape
> Peninsula for a few weeks, eventually ending up in Saldanha Bay. His
> friend
> stayed on in Saldanha Bay while my husband's great great grandfather
rowed
> over the lagoon and settled in Schryvershoek. There was a fish
processing
> station there that he ended up working at.
>
> This vessel could be a passenger ship, a whaling / fishing vessel. It

> could
> also be a merchant vessel. It could even have been one of the vessels

> that
> the Alabama captured and sank or set free during her time here. We
are
> not
> sure as there is no information on this vessel.
>
> Would there be any microfilm in Pretoria or Johannesburg as I don't
live
> in
> Cape Town.
>
> Regards
>
> Claudine
>
> Message: 4
> Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2010 10:45:31 +0200
> From: Colin M?hr <>
> Subject: Re: [SOUTH-AFRICA] Shipping information 1860s
> To: <>
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>
> Hi Claudine,
> Who or what are you looking for?
> Regards,
> Colin Mohr
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Claudine van Wyk" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, March 28, 2010 10:28 AM
> Subject: [SOUTH-AFRICA] Shipping information 1860s
>
>
>> Hi all
>>
>>
>>
>> Who would I contact for shipping information during the 1860s, Cape
Town
>> harbour.
>>
>>
>>
>> Regards
>>
>>
>>
>> Claudine
>>
>>
>>
>>
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