HMT Eboe

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History
Name HMT Eboe
Builder/Built 1912 Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Company Ltd, Hebburn
Type Cargo ship (single screw)
Displacement 4,866 tons


Remarks

The third ship by this name owned by Elder Dempster & Company who operated as the African Steamship Company Ltd on the UK, East Africa route.

Sold in 1938 to Italian company Fratelli Rizzuto of Genoa and renamed Fortunestella. Sold again in 1941 to Flota Mercante del Estado of Buenos Aires and renamed Rio Tercero, she was sunk on 22 Jun 1942 by U-Boat U202 on a voyage from New York to Buenos Aires.

Soldiers carried

Alexandria to Marseilles 17 - 22 March 1916