HMT Kalyan

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History
Name HMT Kalyan
Builder/Built 1915 Cammell Laird, Birkenhead
Type passenger / cargo ship
Displacement 9,000 tons


Remarks

Owned by the Peninsular and Oriental Steamship Navigation Company between 1915 and 1932.

Used as a troop ship between England, Egypt and Salonika.

She was then refitted as a hospital ship and dispatched to North Russia in October 1918. After a 12-day voyage she arrived in Archangel. There she acted as a temporary base hospital for British, Canadian, French, Italian, Chinese and Russian sick and wounded.

Scrapped in Japan in 1932.

Soldiers carried

Alexandria to Mudros 18 -23 October 1915

Alexandria to Marseilles 17 - 24 Jun 1916