HMHS Delta

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Name HMHS Delta
Builder/Built 1905 Workman Clark at Belfast
Type Hospital Ship
Displacement 8,042 tons


Owned by the Penisular and Oriental Steam Navigation Coy. Acted as a Hospital Ship from 14 Jan 1914 to 19 Mar 1918. Staffed by 6 Medical Officers, 12 Nurses and 45 others staff it was fitted with 287 cots and 210 berths. In 1915 it was used as a Hospital Ship for the Dardanells, and in 1919 as the SS Delta it repatriated Australian troops before being refitted for normal commercial work. 1919 sold for scrap.

Soldiers carried

Mudros to England 3 - ? May 1915

Mudros to Alexandria 9 - August 1915

England to Fremantle 24 January - 28 February 1919