Yard Number 1276, was named ANSELM when launched on Tuesday, 15/10/1935 by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton , for Booth Steamship Company.
She is recorded as having sank on 05/07/1941
Ship Type: Steamship
Tonnage: Gross: 5954 Net: 3609
Length: 412.3 feet .
Breadth: 55.7 feet .
Booth Steamship Company
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