HMT Ivernia

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HMT Ivernia

Builder/Built 1899 Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson of Newcastle
Type Passenger Liner - immigrants
Displacement 13,799 tons
Speed 15 knots


Owned by Cunard Steam Ship Company and used pre war on the Liverpool to New York or Boston routes. It was taken over as a troopship in September 1914.

Ivernia was torpedoed and sunk on New Year's Day 1917 by U Boat-47 off Cape Matapan, Greece. 85 soldiers and 35 crew died.

Soldiers carried

Alexandria to Mudros 4 - 7 September 1915

On 10 Sep 1915 all boarded HMT Sarnia for the journey to Anzac Cove

England to Alexandria ?? - 16 February 1916

Alexandria to Marseilles France 22 - 28 Mar 1916

Alexandria to Marseilles 5 - 12 June 1916