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Name Official number Flag IMO
AMSTERDAM  161037  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1930  30/01/1930  04/1930 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Ferry  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  529 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
4218 grt / 1989 nrt / 350.8 ft  50.1 ft  26.8 ft   
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
2 - Screw. 4 Steam turbines SR geared to 2 screw shafts 

First owner First port of register Registration date
London & North Eastern Railway, Harwich  Harwich   
Other names
HOSPITAL CARRIER NO 64 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1942 Ministry of War Transport. Trooping duties.
1942 Hospital ship NO.64.
1943 Converted to Landing Ship Infantry. Omaha Beach.
1944 Hospital Ship Evacuation ship at Normandy/ 
Vessel history
1940 Requisitioned for trooping duties out of Southampton.
At Dunkirk evacuation. 
Remarks
Built for Harwich - Hook of Holland service. 
End year Fate / Status
1944  Mined 07/08/1944 
Disposal Detail
Struck two mines and sank off Normandy beaches in 49.26N - 00.35W when returning from Juno Beach to Southampton as a hospital carrier with wounded soldiers. 
 

 



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