Yard No. 947
ss EMPIRE DELL

built by Lithgows Port Glasgow in 1941

(EMPIRE DELL)

ss EMPIRE DELL

Yard Number 947, was named EMPIRE DELL when launched on Monday, 26/05/1941 by Lithgows Port Glasgow , for Ministry of War Transport (G. Nisbet & Co.).

She ended her days torpedoed and sank on 12/05/1942

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1941
Ship Type: Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 7065 tons
Length: 432.2 feet
Breadth: 56.2 feet
Draught: 34.2 feet
Owner History:
Ministry of War Transport (G. Nisbet & Co.)

Additional Information: Sunk by U.124 in the middle of the North Atlantic when she was on her way to Halifax from Garston in Convoy ONS
92. At the time she was carrying ballast.

Two crew members lost their lives
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