Empire Tweed was a 5,452 GRT cargo ship which was built by Deutsche Schiff- und Maschinenbau AG, Wesermünde. To the Dutch Government on 1942 and renamed Rembrandt. Refloated on 2 April 1942 and temporary repairs carried out. She drifted for three days maintaining radio silence before requesting assistance. Removed from shipping registers in 1959. Later reboarded and towed to Falmouth. Sold for scrapping in 1939, sale revoked by Government Order. Sold in 1957 to Aviation & Shipping Co Ltd and renamed Avisvale. Introduction. In 1948, after further conversion work, she became one of the ships used to transport British emigrants to Australia. Sold in 1950 to Wallem & Co, Panama and renamed Navidad. Sold in 1966 to P J Frangoulis & A I Cliafas, Greece and renamed Koula F. She ran aground on 25 July 1966 on the coast of Qais Island, Iran and declared a total loss. Operated under the management of M Alachouzos, London. Britain entered World War II on the 3 September 1939, however, significantly before the declaration of war, preparations were in hand to put the shipping industry of Britain on a war footing. Arrived at Bhavnagar, India on 1 May. Imperial Navy Page; Regional Government. Reboarded and towed to Souda Bay, Crete where most of her cargo was discharged. Sold in 1956 to Transportes Maritimos Atlas Sa, Panama and renamed Guri. Motor ship. Seized in 1941 by Vichy French forces at Dakar, Senegal. Scrapped in March 1972 at Perama, Greece. Scrapped in 1984 in Perama, Greece. Launched on 1 July 1942 and completed in August 1942. To MoWT, name Empire Tigawa allocated but she was stranded on 27 December 1945 at Bolsax, Kattegat and was badly damaged. Sold in 1948 to Ernels Shipping Co Ltd and renamed Argos Hill. Damaged by bombing on 10 May 1941 off the Outer Dowsing Buoy, Thames Estuary. Empire Tower was a 4,378 GRT cargo ship which was built by Burntisland Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Burntisland. 1941 EMPIRE FLAMINGO, MOWT managed by G.Nisbet & Co, London. Empire Tiglas was the intended name of a 510 GRT coastal tanker which was built in 1942 as Danisch Wold. Still managed by the Anchor Line, the ship was renamed Empire Clyde in 1953 and pressed into Troopship use by the Ministry of Transport. Refitted in 1946, and again in 1950. SV. Empire Tyne was a 3,724 GRT cargo ship which was built by Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne. This story has been placed in the following categories. Empire Flamingo SS was scuttled at Normandy on the 9th June 1944 in Gooseberry No.4. Sold in 1970 to Amey Marine Ltd, Southampton. Imperial Army Page; Imperial Navy . Refloated on 26 November and towed back to Bombay. QUOTE=cheddarnibbles][U]Empire Orwell Ex Empire Doon; Pretoria was operated by Alfred Holt from Nov.'58 til Feb.'62 as a pilgrim ship sailing from Indonesia to Jeddah under the name GUNUNG DJATI .She replaced TYNDAREUS Later she was sold to the Indonesian Government for Hadji use and finally as a troopship. The effect of this was to cause the ship to list to the starboard and the propeller to come out of the water. Used as a fuel hulk at Karachi. 5,181: Golconda (1) 1883 Most Empire ships have since been lost or scrapped; however a few still remain in active service or preserved. Imperial I-Class Star Destroyer: Capital Ship: CL 20 The iconic warship of the Imperial Navy. Line of troops going aboard. Completed in 1920 as Freeport Sulphur No 5 for Freeport Sulphur Transportation Co Inc, New York. Scrapped in April 1983 at Garston, Merseyside. Operated under the management of Anglo-Danubian Transport Co Ltd, London. Empire Tigawa was the intended name of a 633 GRT coastal tanker which was built by D W Kremer Sohn, Elmshorn, Germany. One of its main features is its arrowhead design. Sold in 1937 to F C Dawson & Co Ltd and renamed Francis Dawson. All shipbuilders had specified the capability of their yards to produce cargo ships, cargo liners, tramps, tankers, colliers, coasters and naval ships. Launched in 1943, seized in May 1945 in an incomplete state. Built in 1941 with a gross tonnage of 9,248. Launched on 19 August 1943 and completed in December 1943. Operated under the management of Goulandris Brothers Ltd, Greece. Sold in 1951 to Chan Cheng Kum, Singapore and renamed Hua Li. There were fourteen men Huge collection, amazing choice, 100+ million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. Empire Trophy Empire Tigaven was a 972 GRT tanker which was built by Deutsche Werft, Hamburg. Sold in 1948 to M S Polemis, Greece and rename Theoke… Launched on 15 April 1942 and completed in June 1942. When war broke out she was in the Red Sea and sought refuge at a port in Italian East Africa and then Madagascar. Scrapped in November 1959 at Osaka, Japan . Empire Takoradi. Operated under the management of N J Goulandris Ltd, London. Sold in 1951 to A Crawford & Co Ltd, Glasgow and renamed Gryfevale. This is the passenger list (may be incomplete). Sold in 1941 to O Wallenius, Stockholm and renamed Soya VII. Launched on 29 October 1942 and completed in December 1942. Towards, troops carrying kit bags on the shoulders, heading towards the ship. Most of the troops spent the rest of the day either on the portside or at the rear trying to get the ship back on an even keel, and the propeller back into the water. Sold in 1953 to Compagnia Commercial Tansatlantica SA, Panama and renamed Mozart. Possible identity in 1983 was Zhan Dou 46, not listed in shipping registers. In other languages. Empire Toiler was a 2,932 GRT cargo ship which was built by Ailsa Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Troon, Ayrshire. Sold in 1955 to Pelton Steamship Co Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne and renamed Moto. Sold in 1959 to C Picciotto fu Giuseppe, Italy and renamed Pionere. Requisitioned by the United States Shipping Board and completed after in June 1918 as Western City for USSB. When we ran out of wood, we smashed up the ship's brig, which was fortunate for the To MoWT and renamed Empire Tigina. Arrived on 21 February 1968 at Kaohsiung, Taiwan for scrapping. Sold in 1956 to African Carriers Corporation and renamed Eagle. To MoWT in 1940 and renamed Empire Trader. Scrapped in December 1987 at Spezia. Sold in 1948 to Goulandris Bros, London and renamed Grandyke. Launched on 28 May 1945 and completed in October 1945. These ships, originally called "Jedi troop transports", demonstrate a connection to the original trilogy's Star Destroyers through their triangular hulls. Star Wars 2011 Vintage Collection Action Figure #52 Rebel Fleet Trooper Episode IV Hasbro; Star Wars: The Rebel Alliance: Ships of the Fleet - Pop Ups Die Top Testsieger - Suchen Sie auf dieser Seite den Star wars rebel fleet entsprechend Ihrer Wünsche Unsere Redakteure begrüßen Sie als Leser hier bei uns. Sold in October 1949 to the Pakistan Navy and renamed Attock. 1949 Raised and sunk in deep water. Renamed Empire Tintagel in 1947. There are at least 3 sailings where the ship's manifest states the number of aliens that sailed but the actual passenger list is missing, . To MoWT and renamed Empire Thane. This famous twin funnelled troopship is well remembered for her voyage from the Caribbean to Tilbury in June 1948 with 492 immigrants, plus several stowaways, who were seeking work in … Shortly afterwards we were told to man the lifeboat Fortunately for us, the instruction came over the tannoy to return to our stations. EMPIRE TROOPER FROM THE U.K. TO THE MIDDLE EAST ON DECEMBE. Deutsch; español; ქართული; русский; Türkçe; Trending pages. LV. "Empire Fowey" troopship at anchor at Southampton. Empire Tigness was a 407 GRT coastal tanker which was built by Greifenwerft AG, Stettin. Towed to Port Said, Egypt in April 1941 and then to Suez. To MoWT, intended to be renamed Empire Tigarth but allocated to USSR in 1946. Sold in 1954 to Blue Star Line and renamed Oregon Star. GV. Completed in 1923 as Steelville. On 2 September 1962 she broke free from her moorings in Typhoon Wanda and collided with Grosvenor Navigator. I have a particular fond memory of the Empire Trooper, as we of the KSLI set sail on her from Korea on 17th September 1952 after 17 months service there. Prior to capture, the Germans had placed valve grinding paste on all the bearings. She was managed by Bibby for the Ministry of Transport. Sold in 1947 to Union de Remorquage d’Ocean, St Nazaire and renamed Croisic I. Chartered in 1945 to the Greek Government and renamed Kalamai. To United States Maritime Commission (USMC) in June 1948 and laid up in the James River, renamed Cape Gregory. Returned to Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Ltd in January 1947 and renamed Desmoulea. The Empire Windrush arriving in London, 1948. Empire Tigouver was a 664 GRT coastal tanker which was built by D W Kremer Sohn, Elmshorn. From Holocron - Star Wars Combine. Category page. Apart from one trip to bring in West Indian immigrants to the UK in 1948, it was used as troop ship from UK to ports east of Suez until it sank in the Mediterranean Sea 1954 following a serious fire. Sold in 1946 to Hain Steamship Co Ltd and renamed Trevean. 1948 marked a change, as passenger berths to England were advertised. Seized in May 1945 at Copenhagen. Troops going up gang plank. Used as a fuel hulk at Karachi. Torpedoed on 21 February 1942 and damaged by U-92 while a member of Convoy ON 166. © Copyright of content contributed to this Archive rests with the author. Towed to New York and repaired, to MoWT in 1941 and renamed Empire Tyne. Empire Towy was a 2,754 GRT cargo ship which was built by Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft, Flensburg. Empire Trader was a 9,965 GRT cargo ship which was built by Workman, Clark & Co Ltd, Belfast. Empire Tintagel was a 493 GRT coastal tanker which was built in Japan as JAP No 4000. We were having breakfast when we heard and felt a loud explosion. Scrapped in September 1955 at Inverkeithing, Fife. Seized in May 1945 at Flensburg. Scrapped in Hong Kong in 1952. Their names were all prefixed with "Empire". Sold in 1967 to Greek shipbreakers. Sold in 1947 to Williamson & Co, Hong Kong and renamed Inchcrag. Sold in 1966 to Apollo Shipping Co SA, Panama. CU. Allocated in 1943 to the Dutch Government and renamed Van Ostade. Operated under the management of Counties Ship Management Co Ltd, London. Operated under the management of World-Wide Shipping Ltd. Sold in 1965 to Eastern Giant Navigation Co Ltd, Bahamas, remaining under World-Wide’s management. 1955 SCOTIA , … Launched on 29 December 1944 and completed in March 1945. Renamed Rijnkerk later that year. Sold in 1954 to London & Rochester Trading Co Ltd and renamed Insistence. high level that we abandoned the task. Empire Thane was an 8,120 GRT tanker which was built by Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow. Used as a salvage ship recovering the PLUTO pipeline 1947-49. Towed to Cochin and used as an oil hulk. Launched on 17 July 1943 and completed in October 1943. Empire Tilbury was a 7,312 GRT cargo ship which was built by William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland. Completed in 1937 as Algol for Trelleborgs Angfabrik Nya A/B, Sweden. Seized in May 1945 at Arendal, Norway. The ship EMPIRE TROOPER arrived 1 times to the Port of Buenos Aires, Argentina bringing immigrants from Europe. Scrapped in December 1973 at Spezia, Italy. Launched on 9 March 1943 and completed in April 1943. Refloated on 22 January 1967, repaired and returned to service. Crew rescued by convoy rescue ship Stockport, which was sunk by U-604 on 23 February with the loss of all on board. An Empire ship is a merchant ship that was given a name beginning with "Empire" in the service of the Government of the United Kingdom during and after World War II. Laid up at Hong Kong from 28 August 1962 with propeller damage. In: Ships Part of our Photographs gallery Medium: Black & White Print. Laid up in 1948 at Abadan, Iran. prisoner inside. Empire Tigachi was a 685 GRT coastal tanker which was built by Elsflether Werft AG, Elsfleth, Germany. Towards, troops carrying kit bags on the shoulders, heading towards the ship. Empire Thackeray was a 2,865 GRT cargo ship which was built by Sir J Laing & Sons Ltd, Sunderland. Sold in 1968 to C Picciotto fu Gillseppe, Italy and renamed Zancle. Torpedoed on 5 March 1943 and sunk by U-130 north west of Lisbon (43°50′N 14°46′W / 43.833°N 14.767°W / 43.833; -14.767) while a member of Convoy XK 2. Owned by the Ministry of Transport, the vessel was operated by the New Zealand Shipping Company and registered in the port of London. Wed 5 … Empire Takoradi. Sold in 1960 to Teulada SpA di Navigazione, Italy and renamed Tirso. Sold in 1950 to Tanfield Steamship Co Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne and renamed Etal Manor. Damaged on 25 December 1940 by shelling from Admiral Hipper, which was driven off by HMS Berwick. The views expressed are theirs and unless specifically stated are not In 1950 she had a major refit when she was renamed the Empire Orwell and was used … To MoWT, intended to be renamed Empire Tigosti but allocated in 1946 to USSR. Allocated in 1946 to USSR and renamed Koktebel. Sold in 1974 to Dale Sany & Gravel Co Ltd, Guernsey and renamed Sir Cedric. Young woman watching. Empire Trail was a 7,038 GRT cargo ship which was built by Shipbuilding Corporation Ltd, Sunderland. Empire Windrush by Norman Middlemiss Immigrant Ship and Trooper. Sold in 1966 to National Shipping Corporation, Pakistan and renamed Tetulia. Torpedoed on 23 October 1942 and sunk by U-621 at 54°40′N 28°00′W / 54.667°N 28.000°W / 54.667; -28.000 while a straggler from Convoy ONS 136.[7]. Troops stepping from quayside onto gang plank. Built in 1922 with a gross tonnage of 9,380, she was managed by Bibby for the Ministry of Transport and sold in 1954. World-wide delivery & dispatched within 24 hours! Photograph: Hulton Getty. British troops preparing to board the Empire Windrush on their way to Korea, 1954. CU. A decade before the Empire Windrush brought around 490 West Indians to Tilbury docks in 1948, marking the symbolic beginning of a multicultural … SCU. Sold in 1942 to J T Essberger, Hamburg and renamed Algol. Deleted from shipping registers in 1959.[5]. Sold in 1963 to Panamanian Oriental Steamship Corp, Panama and renamed Anto. Sold in 1945 to Ropner Shipping Co Ltd and renamed Thirlby. Sold in 1937 to Tower Steamship co and renamed Tower Field. Sold in 1959 to Iranian Lloyd Co Ltd, Iran and renamed Persian Cyrus. Completed in May 1919. Many of these ships were secondhand (like the Empire Windrush), and renamed when bought. C. Tecklenborg AG, Wesermünde. Sold in 1948 to Hwah Sung Steamship Co, Shanghai and renamed Hwah Sung. 'fDuring the early part of the voyage I had been so seasick that I did not know where my lifeboat station was, so I retreated to the forward well of the ship, where I found a sailor who did not know his lifeboat station either. Empire ships were mostly used during World War II by the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT), which owned the ships but contracted out their management to various shipping lines; however, some ships requisitioned during the Suez Crisis were also named as Empire ships. Ranks of the Galactic Empire. Most Empire ships have since been lost or scrapped; however a few still remain in active service or preserved. Sold in 1953 to Hellenic Lines, Greece and renamed Patrai. Torpedoed on 29 June 1940 and sunk by U-47 south west of Ireland (49°20′N 13°52′W / 49.333°N 13.867°W / 49.333; -13.867). Sold in 1957 to H P Lenaghan & Sons Ltd, Belfast and renamed Lenadee. Sold in 1970 to Compass Agencies Private Ltd, Singapore. Arrived on 9 April 1955 at Southampton on her last trooping duty from Hong Kong. Sold in 1947 to Vereenigde Nederlandsche Scheepsvaart Maatschappij, Den Haag and renamed Amerskerk. Requisitioned in 1939 by the Kriegsmarine. dipped its bow the kit-bags and wood got washed away, some overboard and some back into Sold in 1963 to Jugoslavenska Tankerska Plovidba, remaining under Yugoslavian Government management. Sold in 1947 to W D Tamlyn & Co Ltd and renamed Roselyne. Seized in May 1945 at Kristiansand, Norway. Scrapped in July 1962 in Hong Kong. and ordered us back to our quarters, where we learned we had been hit by a shell on the water Sold in 1947 to Steamship Mombasa Co Ltd and renamed Trail. Empire Thistle was a 263 GRT tug which was built by Clelands (Successors) Ltd, Willington Quay-on-Tyne. 1948 ARGOS HILL, Counties Ship Management Ltd, London. Sold in 1947 to Oceanic Navigation Co, Calcutta and renamed Chitpur. To the French Government in 1946 and renamed Pechelbronn. Declared a constructive total loss. Seized in May 1945 at Flensburg. On 1 September 1964 she broke her mooring and ran aground again. Converted to a suction dredger and renamed Pen Arun. RFA Empire Gull. Main heavy assault walker and troop transport of the Galactic Empire. Empire Turnstone was a 5,828 GRT cargo ship which was being built by Columbia River Shipbuilding Corp, Portland, Oregon for the Shipping Controller as War Arrow. The ship EMPIRE TROOPER arrived 1 times to the Port of Buenos Aires, Argentina bringing immigrants from Europe. Young woman watching. Empire Treasure was a 7,022 GRT cargo ship which was built by Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow. Sold in 1948 to M S Polemis, Greece and rename Theokeetor. Between February and May 1945, she carried 32,716 people from the Eastern Baltic and East Prussia. Empire Titan was a 244 GRT tug which was built by Henry Scarr Ltd, Hessle, Yorkshire. Empire Trent was a 5,006 GRT cargo ship which was built by William Gray & Co Ltd, West Hartlepool. Repaired, but ran aground on 19 October 1941 in the Workington Channel while entering port at Hull and broke in two. Renamed Imperial Halberd at an unrecorded date, scrapped in December 1966 at Baltimore, Maryland. 1955 SCOTIA , … The Infinite Empire, also known as the Rakatan Empire, was a very powerful government that was the first known major galactic power. To MoWT, intended to be renamed Empire Tiglas but allocated in 1946 to the Dutch Government and renamed Elst. Sold in 1946 to Bear Creek Oil & Shipping co Ltd and renamed Regent Lion. SV. Returned to United Africa Co Ltd in 1946 and renamed Gambian. Renamed Kawana in 1964. To MoWT and renamed Empire Taj. Sold in 1978 to Société Private Derrien-Bichue, France. She ran aground on 27 December 1946 near Outer Cat Island, Argentia, Newfoundland. Used as a blockship there until HMS Royal Oak was torpedoed there and served that purpose. Flaminian: 3227: 315: 42.4: 65: 1917: 1917 FLAMINIAN, Ellerman Lines Ltd, Liverpool. Torpedoed on 14 April 1942 and sunk by U-203 off Chesapeake Bay, USA (35°08′N 75°18′W / 35.133°N 75.300°W / 35.133; -75.300).[1]. Sold in 1946 to Denholm Line Steamers Ltd and renamed Hollypark. According to Star Wars reference material, these assault ships were built by Rothana Heavy Engineering to serve as the Republic 's primary troop transport at the start of the Clone Wars , with a secondary offensive role in space battles. Description: EMPIRE TROOPER (1922) leaving harbour, dressed overall. Sold in 1963 to Seastar Shipping Corporation, Somali Republic and renamed Kriss. Completed on 6 April 1940 as Anna for the Kriegsmarine. Sold in 1945 to Rodney Steamship Co Ltd and renamed Thackeray. 1 Imperial Army; 2 Imperial Navy; 3 Regional Government; 4 COMPNOR; 5 Imperial Security Bureau; 6 Ministry of Industry; 7 Imperial Intelligence; 8 Rank Chart; 9 See also; 10 Holonet links; Imperial Army. She ran aground on 3 August 1962 near Djibouti and laid up there. Launched on 1 July 1942 and completed in August 1942. Empire Traveller was an 8,201 GRT tanker which was built by Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast. Description: EMPIRE ORWELL (1936) is shown here in trooping livery. Operated under the management of T Dunlop & Sons, Glasgow. Empire Thrush was a 6,160 GRT cargo ship which was built by Federal Shipbuilding Co, Kearny, New Jersey. SV. Prior to capture, the Germans had placed valve grinding paste on all the bearings. Scrapped in May 1965 at Willebroek, Belgium. She ran aground on 27 December 1946 near Outer Cat Island, Argentia, Newfoundland. Departed for Germany via a circuitous route but spotted on 9 October 1939 by HMS Belfast north west of the Faroe Islands in rough weather. Sold in 1954 to Nueva Valencia Compagnia Navigazione SA, Panama and renamed Scotia. To MoWT and renamed Empire Tigoon. Image courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.. This is a list of arrivals of the ship EMPIRE TROOPER, by clicking on each of them you will find a list of passengers (may be incomplete) for that arrival. Bibby Line. 348: Canton (2) 1889: 1903 sold to Messageries Maritimes renamed Bosphore. Sold in 1946 to Donaldson Line Ltd and renamed Gracia. Find out how you can use this. The tug Bustler was despatched by the Admiralty, and she arrived in the Bristol Channel on 29 January. Check out our empire trooper selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our shops. Damage not repairable there and she was beached, with further strained her. Mostly they were used during World War II by the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT), who owned the ships but contracted out their management to various shipping lines. Arrived on 9 April 1955 at Southampton on her last trooping duty from Hong Kong. Operated under the management of Counties Ship Management Co Ltd, London. Reported sighting in 1983 as Zhan Dou 75, owned by the Chinese Government but this ship was previously Shen Li (ex-Empire Nile). Find the perfect troop ships stock photo. A propeller blade was lost and her rudder rendered inoperative. Sold in 1946 to Union Steamship Company of South Africa and renamed General George Brink. Sold in 1953 to Hwah Sung Steamship Co, Shanghai and renamed Hwah Sung. Refloated and sailed to Kalundborg, Denmark. A naval officer appeared Sold in 1946 to T & J Harrison Ltd and renamed Naturalist. She ran aground on 21 January 1942 at North Bay, Tara Co. Down and abandoned. To MoWT in 1940 and renamed Empire Trooper, converted to a troopship. Sold in 1956 to Helmville Ltd and renamed Medina Princess. Photograph - Ships, Gibraltar, Trooper George Simpson Millar, World War I, 1915, Photograph in an album that belonged to an Australian serviceman in the 5th Australian Light House during World War I. [3], Empire Tiger was a 4,886 GRT cargo ship which was built by Todd Drydock & Construction Corp, Tacoma, Washington. Built as LIEBENFELS in 1921 for Deutsche D.G. Her passengers were disembarked in Lisbon. The tank landing ships (LST Mark 3) had a speed of eleven knots and were 4,820 tons when loaded. 15,784: Carnatic: 1862 LV. Empire Thackeray was a 2,865 GRT cargo ship which was built by Sir J Laing & Sons Ltd, Sunderland. Originally a German cruise ship, the ship was seized by the Nazi regime and used to transport troops during the Second World War. 3,333: Canton (3) 1938: 1962 scrapped Hong Kong. This is a list of arrivals of the ship EMPIRE TROOPER, by clicking on each of them you will find a list of passengers (may be incomplete) for that arrival. Sold in 1949 to Ben Line Steamers Ltd and renamed Benvannoch. Sold in 1957 to Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co Ltd and resold to Hain's later that year. Sold in 1956 to Britannia Steam Towing Co and renamed Brynforth. Some ships requisitioned during the Suez Crisis were also given the Empire prefix. Allocated in 1946 to the Greek Government and renamed Xanthi. Sold in 1965 to Société Remorquage Mir-Demos, St Nazaire. Empire Takoradi was a 7,318 GRT cargo ship which was buyilt by William Gray & Co Ltd, West Hartlepool. Completed in 1916 as Giove for the Regia Marina. Operated under the management of Crawford & Co Ltd, Glasgow. Returned to MoT in 1946 and renamed Empire Thames. Troops going up gang plank. Launched on 6 April 1942 and completed in July 1942. Completed in 1936 as Poel for the Kriegsmarine. 7,065: Canton (1) (ps) 1848: Canton River feeder service, 1859 wrecked Macao in typhoon; no loss of life. Caught fire on 8 March 1941 at Bedford Basin, Halifax, Nova Scotia and extensively damaged. Refloated on 24 May 1947 and repaired at St John's, Newfoundland. Empire Tourist was a 7,064 GRT cargo ship which was built by Bartram & Sons Ltd, Sunderland. In 1953, the ship briefly returned to trooping to East Africa during the Mau Mau troubles and in 1954 was broken up by Thos. Launched on 8 July 1942 and completed in August 1942. 901301 RAF, TRAVELLING ON THE TROOPSHIP H.M.S. To MoWT and renamed Empire Tigness. Sold in 1950 to August Paulin, Finland and rename Modesta. Sold in 1947 to Goulandris Bros, London. Drydock unavailable and departed Bombay on 23 April under tow of Ondina. The list of ships below includes ships for which information can be found in the timetables/sailing lists or other publications shown on this website. To MoWT in 1942 and renamed Empire Trophy. To MoWT and renamed Empire Tigbart. Departed Aden on 30 December under tow of Malda and arrived at Bombay on 12 January 1942 for drydocking. To MoWT in 1942 and renamed Empire Thrush. Sold in 1981 to Celika Navigation Co, Cyprus. Seized in May 1945, to MoWT as Empire Tigity. Temporary repairs were carried out. Sold in 1959 to E N Vernicos Shipping Co, Greece and renamed Irini’s Blessing. Damaged on 23 June 1944 by a V-1 flying bomb at Surrey Commercial Docks, London. I ate one boiled potato for my Christmas dinner. The massive ship holds a vast array of weaponry, ranging from blaster cannons that can punch a dent into the hull of starfighters to heavy turbolasers that will vaporize any hostile target even with a glance shot. The Imperial Star Destroyer is the Heavy cruiser for Empire, built using the level 4 Imperial space station. A bow ramp gave access to the interior and onto the open upper deck. Troops walking along quayside watched by a young woman. Seized in May 1945 at Kiel. Repaired and returned to service. Chartered in 1932 to Norddeutscher Lloyd and renamed Sierra Salvada, returned to Hamburg Süd in 1934 and renamed Cap Norte. Launched on 26 October 1939 as Desmoulea for Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd and completed in December 1939. Completed in 1943 as Georg for the Kriegsmarine. Line of troops going aboard. Launched on 29 June 1942 and completed in October 1942. Scrapped in 1968. Sold in 1965 to Iranian Shipping Lines SA and renamed Hamadan. Sold in 1969 to D & C Vernicos Ltd, Greece. No further trace. Sold in 1976 to Roselyon Shipping Co, Guernsey. The album contains 103 small black and white photographs, … This page has been archived and is no longer updated. We were escorted by a Royal Navy sloop. Launched on 29 December 1944 and completed in March 1945. Damaged on 5 August 1941 by an aerial torpedo off West Beacon, Suez. Her captain surrendered her and she was escorted to Scapa Flow. All the bulkhead doors of the forward part of the ship had been closed to prevent the ingress of water spreading to other parts of the ship. The ship EMPIRE TROOPER arrived on Jul 10, 1948 to the Port of Buenos Aires, Argentina bringing immigrants from Europe. Operated under the management of S Polemis & Sons Ltd, New York. Sold in 1947 to Kuwait Oil Co Ltd and renamed Amir. Most of the content on this site is created by our users, who are members of the Renamed Ardeche. 1948: 1972 sold to Somalia renamed Santa Ana. The available fields for each immigration record are name, age at arrival, marital status, occupation, religion, nationality, ship, boarding port, date of arrival and town of birth. Operated under the management of Società Armamento Marittimo, Italy. The majority of displaced Polish nationals arrived in the UK by sea in ships listed below and in most cases their names can be found on each ship's passenger list. Launched on 10 July 1945 and completed in November 1945. Sold in 1948 to Compagnia Maritima de Este, Panama and renamed Valparaiso. Completed in 1927 as Rockpool for Sir R Ropner & Sons. The Empire Windrush was also a troop-ship initially, carrying service personnel to and from locations around the World. Completed in 1919 as Orcus for USSB. Sold in 1952 to Purple Star Shipping Co, China. Featured Ship: EMPIRE TROOPER (1922) Shipping Line: BRITISH INDIA STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY LTD. The name derives from a series of ship names used by the British government for the ships they owned or chartered for the carriage of troops. Renamed Skotia in 1960 and reflagged to Greece. The Ministry of Shipping, formed in October 1939 quickly adopted a standard naming system, applying the prefix "Empire" for all merchant ships built in Great Britain for the Governm… Empire Tigosti was the intended name of a 638 GRT coastal tanker which was built in 1942 as Hilde for the Kriegsmarine. Transferred to the Royal Hellenic Navy in 1956 and renamed Vaviis, pennant number (A-471). We sell pictures of cruise ships, passenger liners, ferries, naval vessels, cargo boats ranging from old postcards to modern photographs. Completed in 1908 as Tainui for Shaw, Savill & Albion Ltd. Torpedoed on 8 April 1918 and abandoned. Seized on 4 May 1942 at Diego Suarez, damaged but most of the scuttling charges failed to detonate. Sold in 1983 to Crystal Breese Corp. No need to register, buy now! 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