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Name Official number Flag IMO
DUCHESS OF YORK  161202  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1929  28/09/1928  03/1929 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  524 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
20021 grt / 11822 nrt / 581.9 ft  75.2 ft  41.7 ft   
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
2 - Screw. 6xSteam 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
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
1929 Maiden voyage Liverpool-Belfast-Greenock-St.Johns.
1940 Requisitioned 
Remarks
1550 passengers.
 
End year Fate / Status
1943  Bombed 11/07/1943 
Disposal Detail
Sailed from Glasgow 07/07/1943 and on 11/07/1943 while off the coast of Portugal was bombed and set on fire in 41.18N - 15.24W, on passage Clyde for Freetown with troops. 27 lost. Later sunk by HMS DOUGLAS> 
 

 



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