SS City of York

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Name SS City of York
Builder/Built 1904 Workman Clark & Co, Belfast
Type Passenger ship , single screw
Displacement 7,884 tons
Speed 12 knots


Built for the Ellerman City Line, her usual route in peace time was Glasgow-Liverpool-Port Said-Suez-Bombay-Karachi. In 1921 transferred to the New York, India service.

In 1936 was sold to the Japanese for scrap iron.

Soldiers carried

England to Fremantle 14 January - 18 February 1919