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Name Official number Flag IMO
DUCHESS OF BEDFORD  160482  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1928  24/01/1928  05/1928 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  518 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
20123 grt / 11801 nrt / 581.9 ft  75.2 ft  41.7 ft   
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
2 - Screw. 6 x Steam turbines SR geared to two screw shafts. 3748NHP> 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Canadian Pacific Railway Co. - Canadian Pacific Steamships Ltd., London  London   
Other names
1947 EMPRESS OF FRANCE 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
WW2. 1939-1947 Troopship
1947 Refitted and renamed at Fairfields on the Clyde.
1958 Refitted 
Remarks
Maiden voyage 01/06/1928 Liverpool to Montreal and Quebec. 
End year Fate / Status
1960  Broken Up 20/12/1960 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Newport, South Wales for breaking by John Cashmore Ltd. 
 

 



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