HMT Golden Eagle

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Name HMT Golden Eagle
Builder/Built 1909 John Brown & Co Ltd, Clydebank
Type Steal Paddle Steamer
Displacement 793 tons


Built for The General Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London. Used for troop transport during WW1.

In Jan 1940 she was requisitioned as an anti-aircraft ship for the Dunkirk evacuation. Later used as an accommodation ship, before returning to its owners in June 1945.

Laid up 1949, and broken up in 1951.

Soldiers carried

Folkestone to Étaples 11 November 1916

Folkestone to Étaples 10 December 1916

Folkestone to Étaples 17 December 1916

Folkestone to Étaples 25 February 1917

Folkestone to Étaples 28 February 1917