ss EMPIRE DEW
built by Lithgows Port Glasgow,
Yard No 940

Propulsion: steam, triple expansion, 436 nhp
Launched: Thursday, 21/11/1940
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)
Status: Torpedoed & Sunk - 12/06/1941

Remarks: Sunk by U.48 in mid
Atlantic on a voyage from the Tyne to the St. Lawrence. 23 lives were lost.
Previous update by Bruce Biddulph

Last updated: by George Robinson from the original records by Stuart Cameron




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