Completed in 1916 as Giove for the Regia Marina. Caught fire on 8 March 1941 at Bedford Basin, Halifax, Nova Scotia and extensively damaged. prisoner inside. Sold in 1949 to Ben Line Steamers Ltd and renamed Benvannoch. the ship. Operated under the management of Anglo-Danubian Transport Co Ltd, London. Deutsch; español; ქართული; русский; Türkçe; Trending pages. public. 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 1947 to the Government Railways, Gold Coast and renamed Titan. Empire Takoradi was a 7,318 GRT cargo ship which was buyilt by William Gray & Co Ltd, West Hartlepool. Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Koninklijke Nederlands Stoomboot Maatschappij, Hamburg Südamerikanische Dampfschiffahrts-Gesellschaft, "Steel Shipbuilding under the U. S. Shipping Board, 1917-1921, Requisitioned Steel Ships, Part I", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_Empire_ships_(Th–Ty)&oldid=993724063, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 12 December 2020, at 03:45. Empire Tigonto was a 664 GRT coastal tanker which was built by D W Kremer Sohn, Elmshorn. To the Dutch Government on 1942 and renamed Rembrandt. Seized in May 1945 at Kiel. Jump to: navigation, search. Deleted from shipping registers in 1959. Laid up at Hong Kong from 28 August 1962 with propeller damage. Arrived on 9 April 1955 at Southampton on her last trooping duty from Hong Kong. Sold in 1954 to Nueva Valencia Compagnia Navigazione SA, Panama and renamed Scotia. Empire … Hansa, 1941 scuttled by crew at Massowah, salvaged and renamed Empire Nile, 1942 requisitioned for Liner Division, managed by BI, 1946 sold to Bird & Co. not renamed, 1947 sold to Oceanic Nav. Declared a constructive total loss. Empire Trophy To MoWT and renamed Empire Tigombo. Salvaged by Royal Navy, to MoWT and renamed Empire Tugela. Sold in 1983 to Crystal Breese Corp. Built as LIEBENFELS in 1921 for Deutsche D.G. Empire Tigarth was the intended name of a 312 GRT coastal tanker which was built in 1941 as Swine for the Kriegsmarine. Launched on 9 July 1945 and completed in December 1945. In: Ships Part of our Photographs gallery Medium: Black & White Print. When we ran out of wood, we smashed up the ship's brig, which was fortunate for the Completed in 1939 as Pallas for N Engelsman, Delfzijl. Empire Thane was an 8,120 GRT tanker which was built by Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow. On 1 September 1964 she broke her mooring and ran aground again. Scuttled on 8 April 1941 at Massowah, Italian Somaliland. Sold in 1963 to Jugoslavenska Tankerska Plovidba, remaining under Yugoslavian Government management. Sold in 1954 to London & Rochester Trading Co Ltd and renamed Insistence. Sold in 1947 to Metcalfe Motor Coasters Ltd and renamed Peter M. Sold in 1964 to N E Vernicos Ltd, Greece and renamed Motol 5. Operated under the management of N Patella, Italy. Seized in May 1945 at Copenhagen. Find the perfect troop ships stock photo. Sold in 1960 to Teulada SpA di Navigazione, Italy and renamed Tirso. Empire Haldane was a 7,087 GRT cargo ship which was built by J L Thompson & Sons Ltd, Sunderland. Sold in 1947 to Booker Brothers, McConnell & Co Ltd and renamed Karani. No other ships are listed, including those which are only mentioned in the archives or shipping in 1971 sections.) Sold in 1945 to Ropner Shipping Co Ltd and renamed Thirlby. Arrived on 9 April 1955 at Southampton on her last trooping duty from Hong Kong. '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. Scrapped in December 1987 at Spezia. Refloated and repaired, to MoWT in 1942 and renamed Empire Tower. Operated under the management of T Dunlop & Sons, Glasgow. A propeller blade was lost and her rudder rendered inoperative. Sold in 1960 to Panamanian Oriental Steamship Corp and renamed Ocean Glory. Empire Haldane. 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. Completed in 1935 as Roxburgh. Sold in 1961 to Compagnia Navigazione Marcasa SA, Panama and renamed St Nicolas. Allocated in 1946 to the Greek Government and renamed Xanthi. Empire Flamingo SS was scuttled at Normandy on the 9th June 1944 in Gooseberry No.4. Read the Empire Movie review of Starship Troopers. Sold in 1951 to A Crawford & Co Ltd, Glasgow and renamed Gryfevale. For example, in Jamaica the 'Daily Gleaner' newspaper advertised 300 places. The Empire Windrush arriving in London, 1948. Operated under the management of Counties Ship Management Co Ltd, London. 168 troops … EMPIRE TROOPER : Sailing from Durban the EMPIRE TROOPER picked up 475 Polish personnel from Beira and Dar-es -Salaam docking at SOUTHAMPTON on April 21st 1948. Seized in May 1945 at Trondheim, Norway. Empire Thackeray was a 2,865 GRT cargo ship which was built by Sir J Laing & Sons Ltd, Sunderland. Refloated on 22 January 1967, repaired and returned to service. There were fourteen men LV. One of its main features is its arrowhead design. Operated under the management of Crawford & Co Ltd, Glasgow. The Empire Windrush's voyage from the Caribbean to Tilbury took place in 1948. Seized in May 1945, to MoWT and renamed Empire Tigachi. LV. Empire Tigawa was the intended name of a 633 GRT coastal tanker which was built by D W Kremer Sohn, Elmshorn, Germany. Empire Tweed was a 5,452 GRT cargo ship which was built by Deutsche Schiff- und Maschinenbau AG, Wesermünde. In February 1948, the ship was decommissioned and rebuilt by Harland & Wolff to a passenger ship with accommodation for 550 passengers. To MoWT and renamed Empire Tigaven. Launched on 28 May 1945 and completed in October 1945. She ran aground on 3 August 1962 near Djibouti and laid up there. A decade before the Empire Windrush brought around 490 West Indians to Tilbury docks in 1948, marking the symbolic beginning of a multicultural … Launched on 6 April 1942 and completed in July 1942. Launched in 1943, seized in May 1945 in an incomplete state. Completed in 1944 as Howacht for the Kriegsmarine. Their names were all prefixed with "Empire". Ranks of the Galactic Empire. 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. The Empire Windrush was also a troop-ship initially, carrying service personnel to and from locations around the World. Sold in 1959 to C Picciotto fu Giuseppe, Italy and renamed Pionere. Scrapped in July 1962 in Hong Kong. SS Empire Parkeston. Featured Ship: EMPIRE TROOPER (1922) Shipping Line: BRITISH INDIA STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY LTD. Classed as a lighter in 1947, managed by Van Ommeren NV on behalf of the Dutch Government. Renamed Rijnkerk later that year. Laid up in 1948 at Abadan, Iran. The HMS Somersetshire was originally built for the Bibby line, but in 1927 was permanently converted into a troopship. Empire Trumpet was a 7,059 GRT cargo ship which was built by William Hamilton & Co Ltd, Port Glasgow. Launched on 28 December 1942 and completed in March 1943. Empire Clyde was scrapped at Newport in 1957. SCU. Seized in May 1945 at Kristiansand, Norway. In 1948, after further conversion work, she became one of the ships used to transport British emigrants to Australia. Seized in May 1945 at Arendal, Norway. The Empire Windrush was an ex-troop ship on which immigrants from the West Indies travelled to Britain in the 1940s. Empire Tugela was a 6,181 GRT cargo ship which was built by Joh. To MoWT, name Empire Tigawa allocated but she was stranded on 27 December 1945 at Bolsax, Kattegat and was badly damaged. Launched on 9 July 1944 as Empire Fabian and completed in July 1944. [2], Empire Tigbart was a 679 GRT coastal tanker which was built by Danziger Werft AG, Danzig. Salvaged on 20 June and later repaired. Empire Tobago was a 7,320 GRT cargo ship which was built by Bartram & Sons Ltd, Sunderland. Fortunately for us, the instruction came over the tannoy to return to our stations. Chartered in 1932 to Norddeutscher Lloyd and renamed Sierra Salvada, returned to Hamburg Süd in 1934 and renamed Cap Norte. Sold in 1945 to Rodney Steamship Co Ltd and renamed Thackeray. To MoWT in 1940 and renamed Empire Toucan. Completed in 1937 as Gambian for United Africa Co Ltd. Strange, but this ship was run by the RAF, and we woke every morning to the sound of the RAF march. 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. high level that we abandoned the task. SCU. "Empire Fowey" troopship at anchor at Southampton. 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. Edit. Sold in 1946 to Denholm Line Steamers Ltd and renamed Hollypark. Sold in 1970 to Compass Agencies Private Ltd, Singapore. Raised in 1948 and was being towed to breakers when she sank off Gwennap Head, Cornwall. To MoWT in 1941 and renamed Empire Turnstone. Sold in 1947 to Steamship Mombasa Co Ltd and renamed Trail. Seized on 4 May 1942 at Diego Suarez, damaged but most of the scuttling charges failed to detonate. Operated under the management of J & J Denholm Ltd. Sold in 1955 to Buchanan Shipping Co Ltd and renamed Gogovale. Temporary repairs were carried out. Sold in 1969 to D & C Vernicos Ltd, Greece. CU. Empire Torridge was a 4,050 GRT cargo ship which was built by Burntisland Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Burntisland. 9.6.44 Sunk as blockship at Normandy. 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. Sold in 1953 to Compagnia Commercial Tansatlantica SA, Panama and renamed Mozart. Whatever the politics, Starship Troopers remains, on one level at least, a supremely good joke. Damaged on 12 July 1944 at Surrey Commercial Docks in an air raid, towed to Blyth, Northumberland for repairs. Torpedoed on 4 March 1944 and sunk by U-703 south east of Bear Island (73°25′N 22°11′E / 73.417°N 22.183°E / 73.417; 22.183) while a member of Convoy RA 57. Operated under the management of Anglo-Danubian Transport Co Ltd, London. Launched on 1 July 1942 and completed in August 1942. SV. GV. Sold in 1956 to Helmville Ltd and renamed Medina Princess. Salvaged in 1940 in two parts, sold and rebuilt. Drydock unavailable and departed Bombay on 23 April under tow of Ondina. To MoWT in 1941 and renamed Empire Trent. In the period from 1939 to 1946, for the duration of the Second World War, she was used as a hospital ship. On 2 September 1962 she broke free from her moorings in Typhoon Wanda and collided with Grosvenor Navigator. TIE Fighter: Starfighter: CL 7 Main starfighter used in the Galactic Empire. Used as a fuel hulk at Karachi. This story has been placed in the following categories. I saw several flashes of light on the starboard bow. Line of troops going aboard. Scrapped in July 1962 at Split, Yugoslavia. Torpedoed on 31 January 1941 in the Mediterranean Sea (.mw-parser-output .geo-default,.mw-parser-output .geo-dms,.mw-parser-output .geo-dec{display:inline}.mw-parser-output .geo-nondefault,.mw-parser-output .geo-multi-punct{display:none}.mw-parser-output .longitude,.mw-parser-output .latitude{white-space:nowrap}35°31′N 02°34′E / 35.517°N 2.567°E / 35.517; 2.567) and abandoned. To MoWT and renamed Empire Tigness. Sold in 1947 to Oceanic Navigation Co, Calcutta and renamed Chitpur. 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. Launched on 20 July 1944 and completed in September 1944. EMPIRE TROOPER leaving harbour. Examined and found to have broken her back, with her engine room full of water and unable to steer. Sold in 1942 to Hunter Shipping Co, London. SV. To MoWT in 1940 and renamed Empire Tiger. Empire Pride. Find out how you can use this. 1948 ARGOS HILL, Counties Ship Management Ltd, London. ACCOUNT OF AN INCIDENT IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC EXPERIENCED BY L.A.C. Seized in May 1945 at Copenhagen. When war was declared, she was homeward bound from Pernambuco, Brazil. SV. Used as a blockship there until HMS Royal Oak was torpedoed there and served that purpose. Empire Toiler was a 2,932 GRT cargo ship which was built by Ailsa Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Troon, Ayrshire. Empire Thunder was a 5,965 GRT cargo ship which was built by William Pickersgill & Sons Ltd, Sunderland. Scrapped in 1969 at Chittagong, East Pakistan. Refitted in 1946, and again in 1950. Hit a mine on 13 December 1939 and sank between Trelleborg and Falsterbo. Sold in 1923 to Grace Steamship Company, New York and renamed Coya. They were acquired from a number of sources: many were built for the government; others obtained from the United States; still others were captured or seized from enemy powers. To MoWT and renamed Empire Taj. Requisitioned in 1940, to MoWT and renamed Empire Tulip. Launched on 29 December 1944 and completed in March 1945. 7,278: Gogra: 1919: laid down as War Tomtit, launched as Gorissa, completed as Gogra, 1943 torpedoed and sunk by U-Boat west of Oporto; loss of 37 lives. Main heavy assault walker and troop transport of the Galactic Empire. 7,065: Canton (1) (ps) 1848: Canton River feeder service, 1859 wrecked Macao in typhoon; no loss of life. Launched on 19 August 1943 and completed in December 1943. Operated under the management of Anglo-Danubian Transport Co Ltd, London. Troops going up gang plank. Allocated in 1946 to USSR and renamed Koktebel. Empire Tigity was a 465 GRT coastal tanker which was built by H Peters, Beidenfleth, Germany.Completed in 1944 as Gohren for the Kriegsmarine. Arrived on 21 September 1963 at Hong Kong for scrapping. Empire Tigosti was the intended name of a 638 GRT coastal tanker which was built in 1942 as Hilde for the Kriegsmarine. Sold in October 1949 to the Pakistan Navy and renamed Attock. Sold in 1966 to Apollo Shipping Co SA, Panama. Empire Tower was a 4,378 GRT cargo ship which was built by Burntisland Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Burntisland. 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. 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. Launched on 15 November 1940 and completed in February 1941. Reboarded and towed to Souda Bay, Crete where most of her cargo was discharged. Sold in 1970 to Effluent Services Ltd, Macclesfield, Cheshire and renamed Kinder. In the event that you consider anything on this page to be in breach of the site's House Rules, please click here. 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. [4], Empire Tigina was a 638 GRT coastal tanker which was built by D W Kremer Sohn, Elmshorn. the light poor. She ran aground on 1 February 1941 on Little Cumbrae Island and declared a constructive total loss. Sold in 1947 to Vereenigde Nederlandsche Scheepsvaart Maatschappij, Den Haag and renamed Amerskerk. To MoWT in 1940 and renamed Empire Trooper, converted to a troopship. She was not looked upon as a favourite assignment amongst … Launched in 1940 as Else for the Kriegsmarine and completed on 25 July 1941. Renamed Empire Patrai in 1950. 5,181: Golconda (1) 1883 Empire Toucan was a 4,421 GRT cargo ship which was built by Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co, Kearny, New Jersey. Operated under the management of O Rosini, Italy. Sold in 1956 to Britannia Steam Towing Co and renamed Brynforth. 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. Empire Thackeray was a 2,865 GRT cargo ship which was built by Sir J Laing & Sons Ltd, Sunderland. Category page. Completed in 1942 as Flemhude for the Kriegsmarine. Sold in 1974 to Lawrence Shipping Co, Panama and renamed Kim Hua Li. Empire Trotwood was a 797 GRT coastal tanker which was built by Grangemouth Dockyard Ltd, Grangemouth. To MoWT and renamed Empire Thames. Bibby Line. Transferred to the Royal Hellenic Navy in 1956 and renamed Vaviis, pennant number (A-471). Seized in 1945, to MoWT and renamed MTS No 12. Damaged on 5 August 1941 by an aerial torpedo off West Beacon, Suez. Renamed St Gabriel under the Vichy flag. To MoWT and renamed Empire Thane. Scrapped in May 1965 at Willebroek, Belgium. Operated under the management of Purvis Shipping Co Ltd, London. We both decided to make use of the 'Carley raft1 which was fixed to the rigging, but we could not decide whether to release it, or to wait for the ship to sink and allow the buoyancy of the raft to set it free. EMPIRE TROOPER FROM THE U.K. TO THE MIDDLE EAST ON DECEMBE. Sold in 1963 to Panamanian Oriental Steamship Corp, Panama and renamed Anto. There we were alone, a … 15,784: Carnatic: 1862 Most were used by the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT), which owned them and contracted their operation to various shipping companies of the British Merchant Navy. 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. 1941 EMPIRE FLAMINGO, MOWT managed by G.Nisbet & Co, London. Hundreds of Empire ships were employed by the Government of the United Kingdom. Taken as a war prize in Copenhagen in May 1945 she served as the Empire Doon under Orient Line management. Scrapped in 1984 in Perama, Greece. Seized in May 1945, to MoWT as Empire Tigity. Scrapped in 1968. Damaged on 23 June 1944 by a V-1 flying bomb at Surrey Commercial Docks, London. Sold in 1947 to E J & W Goldsmith Ltd, London and renamed Goldgnome. She ran aground on 27 December 1946 near Outer Cat Island, Argentia, Newfoundland. Arrived on 2 September 1944 at Bombay with boiler defects and laid up. Towed to Port Said, Egypt in April 1941 and then to Suez. Sold in 1942 to J T Essberger, Hamburg and renamed Algol. Empire Windrush. Launched on 15 April 1942 and completed in June 1942. There we were alone, a sitting duck. Allocated in 1946 to USSR and renamed Gret. Converted to a suction dredger and renamed Pen Arun. Empire Tilbury was a 7,312 GRT cargo ship which was built by William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland. 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. During World War 2 she operated as a hospital ship and was used for the evacuation of the Eastern territories in early 1945. Renamed Skotia in 1960 and reflagged to Greece. Troops walking along quayside watched by a young woman. Launched on 29 June 1942 and completed in October 1942. Towards, troops carrying kit bags on the shoulders, heading towards the ship. Requisitioned by the United States Shipping Board and completed after in June 1918 as Western City for USSB. Their names were all prefixed with "Empire". Launched on 29 June 1943 and completed in October 1943. Line of troops going aboard. Laid up in 1948 at Abadan, Iran. Broken up in 1987. Most Empire ships have since been lost or scrapped; however a few still remain in active service or preserved. Scrapped in Hong Kong in 1952. SV. Beached in March 1947 and stripped of useful materials before scrapping in Bombay. The Infinite Empire, also known as the Rakatan Empire, was a very powerful government that was the first known major galactic power. It turned out that the Empire Trooper was a captured German ship. Finally dry docked in July 1943, repairs were assessed as possible, but materials were unavailable as two of the ships carrying them had been sunk en route. 1951 QUEEN MAUD , Queen Line Ltd, Cadogan SS Co & Lomond Shipping Co.Ltd. New diesel engine fitted in 1954 and another in 1964. Built in 1941 with a gross tonnage of 9,248. The other blades were then lost too. Empire Trust was an 8,143 GRT cargo ship which was built by Barclay, Curle & Co Ltd, Glasgow. We were given the order to get into the three tier bunks once the ship sailed although there was a NAAFI on board which could be accessed before sailing. Returned to MoT in 1946 and renamed Empire Thames. The ship EMPIRE TROOPER arrived 1 times to the Port of Buenos Aires, Argentina bringing immigrants from Europe. The sea was very rough and Torpedoed on maiden voyage and sunk by U-124 north west of the Hebrides (59°14′N 12°43′W / 59.233°N 12.717°W / 59.233; -12.717). Sold in 1976 to Roselyon Shipping Co, Guernsey. 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. Launched on 27 May 1941 and completed in October 1941. Sold in 1965 to Iranian Shipping Lines SA and renamed Hamadan. The Empire ships were a series of ships in the service of the British Government. Empire Tristram was a 7,167 GRT cargo ship which was built by J L Thompson & Sons Ltd, Sunderland. Damaged by bombing on 10 May 1941 off the Outer Dowsing Buoy, Thames Estuary. On shipping registers until 1970. Allocated in 1943 to the Dutch Government and renamed Van Ostade. Stricken in 1989.[6]. Sold for scrapping in 1939, sale revoked by Government Order. 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. Operated under the management of N J Goulandris Ltd, London. for MOWT, 1948 purchased from MOWT renamed Goalpara, 1953 sold to India renamed Bharatveer. Possible identity in 1983 was Zhan Dou 46, not listed in shipping registers. She was captured by the British at the end of the war and renamed the Empire Windrush. 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 1948 to Goulandris Bros, London and renamed Grandyke. She ran aground on 21 January 1942 at North Bay, Tara Co. Down and abandoned. Later reboarded and towed to Falmouth. Refloated on 24 May 1947 and repaired at St John's, Newfoundland. Sold in 1947 to Kuwait Oil Co Ltd and renamed Amir. 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… Contents. There are two troop ships that you hear very little about, the Empire Parkeston and the EmpireWansbeck, these were known as ST's (sick tubs). Completed in 1947 as Empire Towy for MoT, Sold to Fenton Steamship Co subject to condemnation by Prize Court. Empire Tide was a 6,978 GRT CAM ship which was built by Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow. The wreck is mostly out of the water and a popular tourist sight. British troops preparing to board the Empire Windrush on their way to Korea, 1954. Refitted in 1946, and again in 1950. Sold in 1948 to M S Polemis, Greece and rename Theokeetor. C. Tecklenborg AG, Wesermünde. Renamed Ardeche. Launched on 23 May 1944 and completed in July 1944. Towed to Belfast on 9 April but declared a constructive total loss. To the French Government in 1946 and renamed Pechelbronn. V She ran aground on 27 December 1946 near Outer Cat Island, Argentia, Newfoundland. Launched on 29 December 1944 and completed in March 1945. Owned by the Ministry of Transport, the vessel was operated by the New Zealand Shipping Company and registered in the port of London. Sold in 1954 to Blue Star Line and renamed Oregon Star. 901301 RAF, TRAVELLING ON THE TROOPSHIP H.M.S. Arrived at Bhavnagar, India on 1 May. 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. 1948 ARGOS HILL, Counties Ship Management Ltd, London. Allocated in 1946 to USSR. Renamed Imperial Halberd at an unrecorded date, scrapped in December 1966 at Baltimore, Maryland. Empire Tiglas was the intended name of a 510 GRT coastal tanker which was built in 1942 as Danisch Wold. Refloated on 26 November and towed back to Bombay. Sold in 1948 to M S Polemis, Greece and rename Theoke… Operated under the management of Anglo-Iranian Oil Co Ltd. Sold in 1952 to Shell-Mex & BP Ltd and renamed BP Distributor. Imperial I-Class Star Destroyer: Capital Ship: CL 20 The iconic warship of the Imperial Navy. Completed in 1936 as Poel for the Kriegsmarine. Sold in 1955 to Pelton Steamship Co Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne and renamed Moto. Damage not repairable there and she was beached, with further strained her. In other languages. From Holocron - Star Wars Combine. The 1948 (or First) Arab–Israeli War was the second and final stage of the 1947–49 Palestine war.It formally began following the end of the British Mandate for Palestine at midnight on 14 May 1948; the Israeli Declaration of Independence had been issued earlier that day, and a military coalition of Arab states entered the territory of British Palestine in the morning of 15 May. Scrapped in September 1955 at Inverkeithing, Fife. To United States Maritime Commission (USMC) in June 1948 and laid up in the James River, renamed Cape Gregory. Imperial Navy Page; Regional Government. Empire Takoradi was a 7,318 GRT cargo ship which was buyilt by William Gray & Co Ltd, West Hartlepool. Declared a constructive total loss. This is the passenger list (may be incomplete). Seized in May 1945 at Kristiansand, Norway. "Empire Fowey" troopship at anchor at Southampton. Geoffxx; Oct 5, 2015; Tags hmt troop ship windrush; Originally a German prize after WWII. To MoWT, intended to be renamed Empire Tigarth but allocated to USSR in 1946. Sold in 1967 to Greek shipbreakers. After serving as a trooper, she was sold to Greek interests in 1954. It seemed to take ages to repair the ship, but eventually we got under way and reached Gibraltar. Empire Tigaven was a 972 GRT tanker which was built by Deutsche Werft, Hamburg. Her passengers were disembarked in Lisbon. 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