National Geographic : 1962 May
SPORTAND GENERAL PRESSAGENCY, LTD. "We were amazed at our first sight of Cape Town and its buildings," said one of the refugees aboard the Tjisadane. Said another: "We really are one big family. I hope no body will ever part us. We must stay together whatever happens." Faces of these pas 694 sengers reflect their concern. Devils Peak, Cape Town, rises behind them. CAPETIMES, LTD. Rescued puppies, named Tristan and Cunha, wrig gle in the arms of author Wheeler (left) and Comdr. P. S . Hicks-Beach, captain of the Leopard. Livestock living off the land were left on Tristan to support themselves in case it proves habitable again, but most dogs were shot lest they ravage the other animals. Mr. Wheeler, who ad ministered the islands, re turned to England to care for the Islanders and find work for them.