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Yard No. 1276

Yard Number 1276 was named ANSELM when launched on Tuesday 15/10/1935 by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton for Booth Steamship Company

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1935
Ship Type: Steamship
Tonnage: Gross: 5954 Net: 3609
Length: 412.3 feet .
Breadth: 55.7 feet .

Owner History:
Booth Steamship Company

She is recorded as having sank on 05/07/1941

Additional Information:
Previous update by Stuart Cameron Passengers: 40 1st Class, 106 3rd Class and 80 Crew Delivered: 17/12/1935 1940 as a troopship for up to 500 troops Torpedoed: 5/07/1941 by the German submarine U
96, 300 miles off the Azores , while on passage from Gourock to Freetown carrying 1,200 troops. 4 crew and 250 troops were lost.
Photo supplied by Stuart Cameron