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Author:Dommisse, Boet
Title:Admiralty House Simon's Town
Place:Simon's Town
Publisher:J Dommisse

Layout by Graham Harman. Sponsored by the South African Navy, Simon's Town Naval Base and with the support of The Joan St Leger Lindburgh Charitable Trust. A total of 1 200 copies of this edition were printed. A portion of the income derived from all sales of this book will be donated to Admiralty House.


1. An introductory overview
2. The Cape of Storms
3. The British occupy Simon's Town
4. The house that Visser built
5. The beginnings of Admiralty House
6. Admiralty House : 1814-1957
7. The first occupant : Rear Admiral Jahleel Brenton
8. Flag officers of the Royal Navy : 1814-1957
9. Admiralty House : 1958-2004
10. Refurbishment : 1983-1986
11. A leisurely visit to Admiralty House
12. The art collection
13. Admiralty House gardens
14. Flora as a witness to the past
15. If only the guns could talk
16. The birds of the garden
17. The secretary's house and bush cottage
18. Admiral's pier

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Towns linked to this book

Simonstown, Western Cape. pp All

Buildings linked to this book

Admiralty House, after 1724, Simonstown, Western Cape. pp All