HMAT A68 Anchises

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HMAT A68 Anchises

HMAT A68 Anchises

Builder/Built 1911 in Belfast
Type SS Troopship
Displacement 10,046 tons
Speed 10 knots


Owned by the Ocean SS Co Ltd, Liverpool (Blue Funnel Line). While managed by the Transport Branch of the Royal Australian Navy she made five journeys from Australia as a troop ship. Commonwealth control ceased on 12 Oct 1917 when her management transferred to the British Admiralty.

Soldiers carried

Fremantle to Port Suez 2 September 1915 - ? September 1915

Sydney to Liverpool 8 August - 2 October 1917

England to Fremantle 1 November - 25 December 1917

Devonport to Albany 28 February - 7 April 1919

Post WW1 Men

Other Voyages

22 August - 5 October 1919 (Plymouth to Adelaide)