HMHS St George

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Name HMHS St George
Builder/Built 1906
Type Ferry
Displacement unknown
Speed Unknown


Built for Great Western Railway to service the Rosslare to Fishguard route until 1913. Then sold to Canadian Pacific, before it was requisitioned in 1917 to become a British Hospital Ship until 1919. Actual dates of service as a hospital ship were 7 May 1915 to 4 Dec 1917. Staffed by 4 Medical Officers, 4 Nurses and 30 others. Could accommodate 17 Officers, 115 in Cots, and 146 berths. It was then purchased by the Great Eastern Railway for the Harwich and Hook of Holland route before it was scrapped in 1929.

Soldiers carried

Rouen to England 14 November 1916

Rouen to England 6 December 1916

France to England 30 April 1917

France to England 14 June 1917

France to England 26 June 1916

France to England 5 July 1917

France to England 26 July 1917

France to England 23 October 1917