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Name Official number Flag IMO
ISLE OF THANET  148630  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1925  23/04/1925  07/1925 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Ferry  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
William Denny & Bros, Dumbarton Leven Yard  1173 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2664 grt / 1105 nrt / 321.5 ft  45.1 ft  17.1 ft   
Engine builder William Denny & Bros, Dumbarton
Engine detail
4 Steam turbines SR geared to two screw shafts. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Southern Railway Company, London  London   
Other names
1940 HMS ISLE OF THANET - 1945 ISLE OF THANET 
Subsequent owner and registration history
11/1940 - 1945 Admiralty requisition - fleet air arm target, 1943 landing ship
1948 British Transport Commission, London
1963 British Railways Board, London 
Vessel history
Also served as 'Hospital Carrier No.22' 
Remarks
Built for Dover-Calais service. 
End year Fate / Status
1964  Broken Up 12/06/1964 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Blyth for breaking by Hughes Bolckow Ltd. 
 

 



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