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Yard No. 524
ss DUCHESS OF YORK



Yard Number 524 was named DUCHESS OF YORK when launched on Friday 28/09/1928 by John Brown Clydebank for CanadianPacific

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1928
Ship Type: Passenger Vessel
Ship's Role: Liverpool-Canada service
Tonnage: 20021 grt
Length: 601 feet
Breadth: 75 feet

Owner History:
CanadianPacific


Her last recorded name was DUCHESS OF YORK

She is recorded as having sank on 11/07/1943

Additional Information: Originally to have been DUCHESS OF CORNWALL . Maiden voyage Liverpool
Belfast
Greenock
Saint John 22nd March 1929. Requisitioned 1940. Left Glasgow 7th July 1943 and on the 11th was bombed off Portugese coast. She caught fire and was abandoned. 27 people perished. Torpedoed and sunk by HMS Douglas to stop it attracting submarines.
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