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Yard No. 940
ss EMPIRE DEW



Yard Number 940 was named EMPIRE DEW when launched on Thursday 21/11/1940 by Lithgows Port Glasgow for Ministry of War Transport (R Chapman & Son)

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1940
Ship Type: Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 7005 tons
Length: 432 feet
Breadth: 56.2 feet
Draught: 34.2 feet

Owner History:
Ministry of War Transport (R. Chapman & Son)


She ended her days torpedoed and sank on 12/06/1941

Additional Information: Sunk by U.48 in mid
Atlantic on a voyage from the Tyne to the St. Lawrence. 23 lives were lost.
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