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|heizer on Nov 12, 2012 12:27 (6 years ago)|
|rd77 on Nov 12, 2012 08:42 (6 years ago)|
Built 1922 as CAP NORTE by Vulcan-Werke, Hamburg.
1932 SIERRA SALVADA
1934 CAP NORTE
1940 EMPIRE TROOPER (She had been confiscated by HMS BELFAST on 9/10/'39).
1955 Sold for breaking to Thomas M Ward, Inverkeithing
Ran aground en route in May 55 and later had a fire at the scrapyard in Inverkeithing in September '55. Clearly, this one was reluctant to go!
More here: http://www.poheritage.com/Content/Mimsy/Media/factsheet/93117EMPIRE-TROOPER-1922pdf.pdf
|Mr. DOT on Nov 10, 2012 22:11 (6 years ago)|
|an interesting classic post! mrdot.|
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