tss DIEPPE

tss DIEPPE
built by Fairfield Govan,
Yard No 439
Engines by Wm Denny & Sons
Last Name: ROSAURA (1933)
Propulsion: Triple screw ss 3 direct drive Parsons Turbines ............. 1933 refitted with 2 x M8cy Atlas Diesels centr propeller removed Single funnel now 1538g
Launched: Thursday, 06/04/1905
Built: 1905
Ship Type: Passenger Vessel
Ship's Role: Newhaven/Dieppe service
Tonnage: 1210grt, 301nrt (1933: 1426grt, 565nrt)
Length: 273.6ft
Breadth: 34.2ft
Owner History:
London Brighton & South Coast Railway Co, London
1923 Southern Railway Co, London
1933 Lord Moyne
Status: Mined & Sunk - 18/03/1941

Remarks:
During WW1 served as Military Transport/Hospital Ship/Troopship.
Sep 1933 sold to Lord Moyne converted to ocean going yacht to replace ROUSSALKA ex
BRIGHTON (qv)
WW2 reqisitioned by Royal Navy as armed boarding vessel.
Sunk by a mine off Tobruk

Photo supplied by G Robinson
Previous update by Colin Campbell

Last updated: by David Asprey from the original records by Stuart Cameron


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