tss INVICTA

tss INVICTA
built by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton,
Yard No 1344
Engines by shipbuilder
Port of Registry: London
Propulsion: 2 x 2 Parsons steam turbines sr geared to 2 sc shafts 11000shp 1100nhp 22kn
Launched: Thursday, 14/12/1939
Built: 1940
Ship Type: Passenger Vessel
Ship's Role: UK/France passenger ferry
Tonnage: 4178grt, 1982nrt
Length: 336.5/348.2 feet
Breadth: 50.1 feet
Draught: 12 feet 9
Owner History:
Southern Railway Co, London
1948 British Transport Commission, Southern region, London
1963 British Railways Board
Status: Arrived for Scrapping - 22/09/1972

Remarks:
Laid up on delivery 1/7/1940
1941 requisitioned and converted to Landing Ship Infantry
1946 released to Southern Railway
22/9/1972 Arrived Nieuw Lekkerland, Holland, in tow of tug MICHEL PETERSEN for scrapping, but resold, and scrapped in Brugge, Belgium

Previous update by Paul Hunter, George Robinson, Paul Strathdee, Colin Campbell
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Last updated: by David Asprey from the original records by Stuart Cameron


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