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Name Official number Flag IMO
PARIS  105658  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1913  12/04/1913  05/07/1913 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Ferry  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
William Denny & Bros, Dumbarton Leven Yard  973 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1774 grt / 712 nrt / 2042 disp 293.5 ft  35.6 ft  23.3 ft  11.5 ft 
Engine builder Denny & Company, Dumbarton
Engine detail
Two shaft Parsons compound geared turbines 935 nhp
8 Yarrow water tube boilers 202 lbs closed stokehold 

First owner First port of register Registration date
London, Brighton & South Coast Railway Co, London  Newhaven  09/07/1913 
Other names
1939 HOSPITAL CARRIER No 32 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1923 Southern Railway Co, London 
Vessel history
14/11/1914 hired by Admiralty and commissioned as minelayer HMS PARIS
4/1919 returned to owner
1928 Extensively refitted by William Denny & Sons
1932 Converted to oil burning, 1790grt, 709nrt
1939 Requisitioned (by War Office?) as Hospital Carrier No.32 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1940  Bombed 02/06/1940 
Disposal Detail
Bombed on 02/06/1940 in 51.11N 02.07E while serving as a hospital ship in the evacuation from Dunkirk, and sank the next day 
 

 



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