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HMT Haida Pascha

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History
Name Haida Pascha
Builder/Built 1912 Craig, Taylor & Co, Stockton-on-Tees.
Type Cargo ship
Displacement 3,424 tons
Speed 10 knots


Remarks

Built as the SS Hornfels, and sold the same year to Bremer Dampferlinie Atlas who renamed her Haida Pascha. When war broke out she was caught in Alexandria harbour.

1914 seized by Great Britain at Alexandria, and in late 1915 she was renamed Hunsbridge.

On 7 September 1917, carrying a cargo of coal and stores, she was sunk by German submarne UB 49 southwest of Cape Spartel, Morocco with the loss of 3 lives.

Soldiers carried

Alexandria to Mudross & Gallipoli 12 - 15 April & 25 April 1915