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|Builder/Built||1910 Cammell Laird|
|Type||Packet Steamer (triple screw)|
Built for the London and Southwest Railway. Capable of carrying 1,470 passengers, during WW1 it was used to ferry soldiers between England and France. In 1923 it was sold to the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, and renamed Manx Maid. Taken over by the Admiralty during WW2 as the HMS Bruce, before in 1945 again being named Manx maid.
Southampton to Le Havre 22 November 1916
Southampton to France 24 November 1916
3rd Pioneer Battalion