HMT Sarnia

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Name HMT Sarnia
Builder/Built 1910 Cammell Laird & Co, Birkenhead
Type Channel Packet (triple screw steamer)
Displacement 1,505 tons
Speed 20 knots


Built for the London and South Western Railway at a cost of £75,000.

Requisitioned by the Admiralty in 1914, she served primarily as an armed boarding vessel, although during hte landings at Gallipoli she carried the 28th Battalion from Mudross to Anzac Cove.

Sarnia was torpedoed and sank of Alexandria in 1918.

Soldiers carried

Mudros to Gallipoli 10 September 1915