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HMHS St David

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History
Name HMHS St David
Builder/Built 1906 John Brown & Co, Clydebank
Displacement 2,531 tons


Remarks

Built for the Great Western Railway to carry rail passengers from Fishguard to Rosslare (Ireland).

Fitted out as a Hospital Ship during WW1, with a Medical staff of 4 Officers, 4 Nurses and 26 other ranks she could accommodate 14 Officer wounded, 23 in Copts, and 157 in Berths.

One of the few that served the entire war period from 19 Aug 1914 - 16 Jan 1919. Renamed the Rosslare in 1932 then scrapped the next year.

Soldiers carried

Boulogne to England 4 August 1916

Boulogne to England 31 Aug 1916

Boulogne to England 2 December 1916

Boulogne to England 8 May 1917

Rouen, France to England 16 May 1917

France to England 12 June 1917

France to England 23 June 1917

Boulogne to England 3 July 1917

France to England 8 August 1917

Rouen to England 16 August 1917

France to England 27 August 1917

France to England 30 August 1917

France to England 28 April 1918

France to England 23 October 1918