Yard No. 940
ss EMPIRE DEW

built by Lithgows Port Glasgow in 1940

(EMPIRE DEW)

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).

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

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)

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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