HMHS Clacton

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Name HMHS Clacton
Builder/Built 1905 Earle's Shipbuilding and Engineering Co Ltd, Hull
Type steam transport ship
Displacement 820 tons
Speed 13.5 knots


Built for Great Eastern Railway Co of Harwich who operated her from 1905 to 1916 when she was taken over by the British Admiralty and converted into a minesweeper. On the 3rd August 1916 she was torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U-73 at Chai Aghizi, Kavalla Bay, Aegean Sea.

List of soldiers carried

Mudros to Malta 1 June 1915 - 5 June 1915

Anzac Cove to Mudros 2 July 1915

Anzac Cove to Mudros 18 July 1915

Anzac Cove to Alexandria 29 -31 July 1915