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Name Official number Flag IMO
PRINCESS MARGUERITE  150910  CAN   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1925  29/11/1924  03/1925 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Ferry  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  505 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5875 grt / 2719 nrt / 350.1ft  60.1 ft  17.1 ft   
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
2 - Screw. Four steam turbines SR geared to two screw shafts. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Canadian Pacific Railway Company, Victoria B.C.  Victoria B.C.   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Named for Marguerite, daughter of Baron Thomas George Shaughnessy, a former Canadian Pacific Railway President 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Torpedoed 17/08/1942 
Disposal Detail
With about 1000 troops aboard from Port Said to Famagusta was torpedoed and sunk by U-38 north of Port Said in 32.03N - 32.47E. Forty-nine lives were lost. 
 

 



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