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Name Official number Flag IMO
TYRRHENIA  145943  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1922  31/05/1920  06/1922 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd., Dalmuir Naval Constr Wk  557 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
16243 grt / 9645 nrt / 552.8 ft  70.4 ft  38.8 ft   
Engine builder Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
2 sets steam turbines, 12500shp, 2 - Screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Cunard Steam-Ship Co. Ltd., Liverpool  Liverpool  09/06/1922 
Other names
1924 LANCASTRIA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1934 Cunard-White Star Ltd., Liverpool
04/1940 requisitioned as a troopship 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1940  Bombed 17/06/1940 
Disposal Detail
Attacked by JU88 bombers off Saint-Nazaire and sank in less than 20 minutes with an estimated 4000 lost but unaccounted refugee numbers swell that estimate to 6000 plus. 
 

 



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