HMHS Grantully Castle

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HMHS Grantully Castle with train.jpg
Hospital train in foreground transferring patients
History
Name HMHS Grantully Castle
Builder/Built 1909 Barclay Curle & Company, Glasgow
Type Hospital Ship
Displacement 7,606 tons
Speed 13 knots


Remarks

Owned by the Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company of London.

Operated as a Hospital Ship from 22 Jun 1915 till 11 Mar 1919. Medical staff carried included 10 Officers, 15 Nurses and 59 Orderlies/others. Was able to accommodate 18 Officers, 184 Cots, 358 Berths.

On 11 Mar 1919 it was returned to the Union-Castle Line. Scrapped in 1939

Soldiers carried

France to England 24 January 1917

Le Havre France to England 11 February 1917

Le Havre France to England 25 Apr 1917

France to England 27 April 1917

France to England 20 May 1917

Le Havre to England 14 June 1917

France to England 24 October 1917

France to England 15 November 1917

France to England 23 December 1917

France to England 10 June 1918

France to England 21 June 1918

France to England 6 July 1918

Rouen to England 10 July 1918

France to England 16 July 1918

France to England 24 August 1918

France to England 8 November 1918