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SS Princess Henriette

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History
Name SS Princess Henrietta
Builder/Built 1888 William Denny & Brothers, Dumbarton
Type Channel Ferry (Paddle steamer)
Speed 21 knots


Remarks

Built for the Belgium Government, the Princess Henriette was the last ship to leave a Belgium port before England declared war on Germany. With 1,200 aboard she left Ostend and arrived in Dover on 3 Sep 1914.

During the war she acted as a troopship based at Folkestone, and sailing back and forth over the English Channel.

Soldiers carried

Folkestone to France 2 November 1916

Folkestone to France 3 November 1916

Folkestone to France 28 November 1916

Folkestone to France 14 December 1916

Folkestone to Étaples 2 January 1917

Folkestone to Étaples 8 January 1917

Folkestone to Étaples 16 January 1917