EMPRESS OF BRITAIN 1930

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Colin Campbell
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EMPRESS OF BRITAIN 1930

Post by Colin Campbell » Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:14 am

Built John Browns Clydebank for Canadian Pacific
Given this photograph by a friend who told me her brother managed to get safely out of her through a porthole when she was sunk in 1940.
Understand she was first bombed 26/10/1940 and eventually torpedoded two days later to become the largest British merchant ship lost in WW2.
Pre-war she did 8 world cruises visiting 81 ports in 23 countries. 146 days Southampton to Southampton
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Re: EMPRESS OF BRITAIN 1930

Post by Deepol » Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:23 pm

A couple more memories of her.
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An interior shot
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In the Panama Canal.
Paul Strathdee

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