Yard Number 524 was named DUCHESS OF YORK when launched on Friday 28/09/1928 by John Brown Clydebank for CanadianPacific
Ship Type: Passenger Vessel
Ship's Role: Liverpool-Canada service
Tonnage: 20021 grt
Length: 601 feet
Breadth: 75 feet
She is recorded as having sank on 11/07/1943
Additional Information: Originally to have been DUCHESS OF CORNWALL .
Maiden voyage Liverpool
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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