HS Stad Antwerpen

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History
Name HS Stad Antwerpen
Builder/Built 1913 NV Cockerill Ougher, Hoboken, Belgium
Type Channel Passenger Ferry
Speed 23 knots


Remarks

A Belgium owned ship, she was converted to a Hospital Ship and served from 2 Oct 1915 till 12 Dec 1919 before returning to peace time role of ferry between Ostend and Dover/Folkestone.

Carried 4 Medical Officers, 4 Nurses and 26 other medical staff. Could accommodate 16 Officers, 18 in cots, and 131 in berths. Peacetime capacity of 900 passengers, she returned to her previous role until 1934 when she was sold for scrap.

Soldiers carried

Calais to England 10 June 1916

Calais to England 17 June 1916

Calais to England 10 August 1916

Calais to England 30 August 1916

Calais to England 21 November 1916

Calais to England 28 February 1917

France to England 13 March 1917

France to England 10 May 1917

Calais to England 14 May 1917

Calais to England 22 September 1917

Étaples to England 28 September 1917

France to England 7 October 1917

France to England 11 October 1917

France to England 18 October 1917

France to England 10 April 1918

France to England 27 April 1918

France to England 14 August 1918