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HMHS Panama

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History
Name HMHS Panama
Builder/Built 1902 Fairfield Company, Govan
Type

Passenger / cargo

steamer
Displacement 10,100 tons
Speed 13 knots


Remarks

Original owner was Pacific Steam navigation Company. During 1915 she operated as a Hospital ship in the Mediterranean Carried 8 Medical Officers, 8 Nurses, and 58 other personnel to cater for up to 19 Officer patients, 217 in cots and 248 in berths. Served from 25 Jul 1915 to 23 Nov 1919.

Purchased by the Royal Fleet Auxiliary in 1920 and converted to become HMHS Maine. During 1915 she operated as a Hospital ship in the Mediterranean

Soldiers carried

Malta to England 31 October - 8 November 1915

Le Havre to England 27 July 1916

Le Havre to England 18 August 1916

Le Havre to England 7 September 1916

Le Havre to England 18 April 1917

Rouen to England 17 October 1917

France to England 2 January 1918

France to England 29 January 1918

Le Havre to Portsmouth 28 April 1918

France to England 1 May 1918

France to England 9 May 1918

France to England 30 August 1918

Le Havre to Portsmouth 17 October 1918