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HMHS Soudan

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"Hospital Ships and Ambulance Trains" by John H Plumridge
History
Name HMHS Soudan
Builder/Built 1901 Caird & Company Greenock
Type Passenger / cargo ship
Displacement 6,680 tons
Speed 14 knots


Remarks

Owned by the Peninsular & Oriental Line and chartered by the British War Office on 3 Aug 1918 for use as a naval hospital ship. One of the vessels used for the reception, treatment and movement of casualties during the Gallipoli Campaign of 1915-1916. Returned to her owners in 1919 and sold to Japan for scrap in 1925.

Soldiers carried

Gallipoli to Alexandria 15 -19 September 1915

Gallipoli to Malta 10 - 13 October 1915