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SS Lancashire

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History
Name SS Lancashire
Builder/Built 1917 Harland & Wolff, Belfast
Type passenger ship
Displacement 9,543 tons
Speed 15 knots


Remarks

Built for the Bibby Line and immediately requisitioned. Released to the Bibby Line in 1920 and refitted for normal passenger use. Converted in 1930 to a permanent troopship. During WW2 was used as a command ship at Juno Beach D-Day landings, assisted with the repatriation of sick ex POWs from Hong Kong , before being scrapped at Barrow in 1956.

Soldiers carried

England to Fremantle 7 February - 21 March 1919