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rms empress of scotland 1942

It was a tradition for a Scottish piper to play a lament, A busy scene at the Tail of the Bank off Greenock, with the, EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND making her call en route from. During the years 1939/1948, the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND had steamed three times round the world, twice westbound and once eastbound; had sailed five times to South Africa and Singapore; and visited Australia and New Zealand five times. The EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND being assisted on to her berth at Princes. and the lifeboats into the sea, causing only some non-critical damage to machinery. In ______________________________________________. In November 1951, Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh returned from their Canadian tour on the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND. When the new Empress of Britain came into service in 1931, Empress of Scotland was sold for scrap. RMS Empress of Britain (1930) RMS Empress of Britain was an Ocean liner built for Canadian Pacific Steamships by John Brown and Company Ltd, Clydebank (Yard number 530). In 1942, she was renamed RMS Empress of Scotland - the second of two CP vessels to be named Empress of Scotland. The Senior Officers on the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND for the 'Royal Voyage'. This was not a problem for me as for part of my cadetship I had been bridge cadet for arrivals and departures. 6 steam turbines, single-reduction gearing to twin screws.Speed: 21 knots, max 23. THE CUNARD WHITE STAR LINER QUEEN ELIZABETH. Six Yarrow oil-fired water tube boilers supplied steam at 425 lb/psi and 725 degrees superheat. Shortly afterwards she sailed for Suez with a contingent of Australian troops. In 1941 the EMPRESS OF JAPAN completed trooping voyages from Glasgow to the Cape and Singapore, returning to the UK via Panama: 35,000 miles in 141 days. Both men were later decorated for their bravery. The captain and staff captain always appeared to be busy with other heads of departments, and the four radio officers laboured away with high speed Morse messages for the ship's daily newspaper, ice reports, and six-hourly weather reports to shore stations. Captain J.W. The Passenger ships stuck to the Atlantic routing / separation lanes of longstanding to avoid head-on situations with each other, as at 22 knots the closing speed was quite intimidating. In 1990, the ship's new owner refurbished the former ocean liner into a cruise ship, increasing tonnage. regulations prohibiting renaming of ships. of Japan was in Shanghai when war was declared in September 1939. Remembering what a third mate had told me about his experience of being seconded to Canadian Pacific Steamships as an uncertificated fifth officer, I decided to follow suit. heroically manned the wheelhouse, steering the ship to take evasive action. In 1942, under heavy air attack, the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND took 1,700 women and children away from Singapore to Colombo. The royal couple had a rough one-and-a-half mile passage out to the Empress on board the 140-ton ferry MANECO which took forty-five minutes. Following the end of World War II, the Empress of Scotland was needed to meet the newly developing demands for trans-Atlantic passenger service. The fourth officer was the met. All Digitized Ephemera for the RMS Empress of Scotland available at the GG Archives. After the war she was transferred to the Atlantic service from Liverpool, replacing the Empress of Britain which had been lost. After eight years as a troopship, this was a job which took from June 1948 until May 1950. was personally involved in authorising this exception, recognising the nonsense On 19th January 1958 the old ship left Belfast under the German flag and with the temporary name of SCOTLAND. Abstract of Log for the 'Royal Voyage' on the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND. At about 8.15 on the evening before, some men walked off the ship without having made any complaint in the normal manner at the final inspection which had just started. sailing from Australia to South Africa, and comprising seven troop-carrying The passenger accommodation was rebuilt to carry 85 first-class and 1,165 tourist-class passengers. In October 1942, ten months after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour, Empress of Japan was renamed Empress of Scotland (II). In 1957, the Hamburg Atlantic Line purchased the ship and re … When the EMPRESS OF JAPAN entered service she could carry 268 first-class passengers; 131 interchangeable; 164 second class; 100 third class and 510 steerage. Members of the crew have been sailing on this route for many years, and everyone is feeling the parting very much today." The HANSEATIC was towed to Todd's shipyard at Brooklyn for survey, and as a result Hamburg-Atlantic decided to have her towed back to the Howaldtswerke yard at Hamburg for possible repair. (Microsoft Excel file). The change had been delayed due to wartime She has been a grand ship to sail on.". As well as parting from the Empress, they were also finishing their seafaring life. We next moved from Gladstone Dock to Liverpool Landing  Stage with the company pilot and five tugs. October 1940, the Empress was part of a so-called 'multi-million Dollar convoy', With the new EMPRESS OF CANADA shortly to join the fleet, these newcomers spelt the end for the two older ships. drafts and men returning from leave. Keay, and after disembarking her 213 passengers at Princes Landing Stage, she was laid up in the Gladstone Dock. Empress of Scotland. On 3rd October 1966 the HANSEATIC left New York for the 17-day tow by two tugs to Hamburg where the damage was found to be too severe to be worth repairing. Just before the New Year the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND was sold to the Hamburg-Atlantic Line and left Liverpool on 31st December 1957 for Belfast. This ensured that junior officers knew every nook and cranny on board. I joined the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND at Liverpool in June 1956, put on my boiler suit, and as junior cargo officer on six-hour port watches, did exactly the same as when I was a cadet. Following the entry of Japan into the Second World War, the EMPRESS OF JAPAN was renamed EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND, ten months after the attack on Pearl Harbor. The change had been delayed due to wartime regulations prohibiting renaming of ships. Captain Keay was interviewed by a reporter from the Liverpool Echo and commented: "Occasions such as these are always sad. Returning to Melbourne, she sailed again with troops to Suez in the company of the QUEEN MARY, AQUITANIA, MAURETANIA, EMPRESS OF BRITAIN and the EMPRESS OF CANADA. Empress of Scotland ist zwischenzeitlicher Name für die Schiffe. In the face of enemy machine gun fire, Ho Kan at the wheel calmly carried The EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND in the Canada Dry Dock. In October 1942, Here she was renamed HANSEATIC and reconstructed and 'modernised' during a six-month overhaul which cost 43 million Deutschmarks. out his commander's instructions from a lying position. This ship was the second of two CP vessels to be named Empress of Japan - regularly traversed the trans-Pacific route between the west coast of Canada and the Far East until 1942. For three members of the crew, the occasion was a doubly poignant one. The passenger accommodation was completely transformed. The outbreak of war in Europe caused the Empress of Japan to be re-fitted for wartime service. years of war duty she had carried over 250,000 people and 30,000 tons of cargo. The HANSEATIC's passengers were transferred to the QUEEN MARY, whose sailing time was delayed by some four hours while they were transferred. In 1931 she reduced this time to 7 days, 8 hours and 27 minutes. And we were there a day after that and we got blasted by the Japanese too. The experience paid dividends, for some years later I wanted a summer fill-in job prior to attending nautical school, and was fortunate enough to be appointed as relief fourth officer on both of the new sister ships EMPRESS OF BRITAIN and EMPRESS OF ENGLAND. There was a farewell party on board on the last night of the voyage and a member of the crew said: "It was the quietest party I have ever seen on a ship. SS Empress of Scotland. This ship was the second of two CP vessels to be named Empress of Japan – regularly traversed the trans-Pacific route between the west coast of Canada and the Far East until 1942. The HANSEATIC (ex EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND) resplendent, in the colours of the Hamburg-Atlantic Line. service as a troop-ship, by being painted in wartime grey, and having guns in the North Atlantic, she came out unscathed. In 1942, she was renamed RMS Empress of Scotland - the second of two CP vessels to be named Empress of Scotland. The EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND passing under the Jacques. It has gone like a flash, and I can hardly realise that it is time for me to retire. The location was close to where Empress At the Tail of the Bank, Greenock                             Passing Quebec, outward bound, In mid-Atlantic                                                           Liverpool's only three-funnelled liner. She was requisitioned on November 25th, and began nine years of personnel Of the four 'Duchesses' completed in 1928/29, only two remained after the war; the DUCHESS OF BEDFORD and the DUCHESS OF RICHMOND. When no fourth officer had been carried on my Clan Line voyages, I was frequently on watch with the chief officer on his 4 to 8 watch. It took 200 firemen to bring the blaze under control, by which time great damage had been done. Duck. The EMPRESS OF JAPAN in the fitting-out basin at the Fairfield Yard. carrying duties by conveying Australian and New Zealand troops to the Middle The EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND as she appeared on her re-entry into. The three men were William Campbell, First Radio Officer;  John Butterworth, Second Radio Officer;  and William Lambard, the ship's dispenser. In all the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND had steamed 713,000 miles on war service and had carried 292,000 troops as well as other passengers. On her return passage she averaged 21 knots on 26,100shp. After each watch we held fire drill and each day I went along a different deck with my plug-in telephone testing the fire alarms. The third funnel was removed and replaced by two shorter and more 'modern' ones. Such, then, was the sad end of the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND. Empress was finally discharged from trooping duties in May 1948. SS Empress of Scotland Passenger Lists. raid. The EMPRESS OF JAPAN was launched on 17th December 1929 and was completed in June 1930. For some reason it was thought worthwhile to alter her bow, giving it a slightly raked curve at the top, which increased the overall length by about six feet. 1942—1958: Empress of Scotland Following the end of World War II, the Empress of Scotland was needed to meet the newly developing demands for trans-Atlantic passenger service. Amazon.com: RMS Empress of Scotland Ocean Liner Wooden Ship Model 33" Scale 1:250: Toys & Games On my two voyages on the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND the weather was fine, a little ice, but quite a lot of cargo ship traffic. The main engines developed 30,000 shp on five boilers (leaving one in reserve) for a normal service speed of 21 knots. Left to Right: Mr Jan Bezant, First Officer; Staff Commander N.W. Mr Campbell had been at sea with Canadian Pacific since 1922, and Mr Butterworth was retiring after forty-five years at sea. During 1943 To download a listing We stopped at Quebec to disembark some passengers and then proceeded to Montreal where the remainder left. Not only had the generators been ruined, but the engine room had suffered considerably from the intense heat and the water, while smoke and water had caused damage to much of the passenger accommodation. With the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND and the EMPRESS OF FRANCE, there were again four Empresses on North Atlantic service. She had covered over 600,000 miles -- believed to be the most of any merchant Captain C.E. Thomas had given evasive-action orders to the quartermaster who swung the wheel whilst lying on his stomach to avoid machine gun bullets which were raking the bridge! - Australasia, the Far East, South Africa, and North America. She served out the war as a troopship and resumed to civilian life in 1948, ferrying passengers until she was sold off in 1956. The ship was sold for scrap on 2nd December 1966 to Elkhart & Company for 15 million Deutschmarks. With the growth of the post-war German merchant fleet it was strongly felt during the mid 1950s that the time was ripe for Germany to re-enter the traditional trans-Atlantic passenger service with a Hamburg-owned liner. The EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND alongside at Wolfe's Cove, Quebec. The EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND bettered these passage times later in the summer of 1950 by using the Belle Isle Strait (between the northern tip pf Newfoundland and the south of Labrador), rather than sailing south-about Newfoundland via Cape Race. In 1942, the first of over 1.5 million American servicemen arrived on British shores in preparation for the Allied offensives against Germany during the Second World War. The EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND was sold first, and the EMPRESS OF FRANCE went to the breakers in 1960. She had been in Shanghai when war was declared and after a crossing to Honolulu and Vancouver, she sailed for Esquimalt where a certain amount of work was carried out to fit her for trooping. In 1942, she was renamed the Empress of Scotland. The EMPRESS OF JAPAN lost little time in capturing the speed record for the trans-Pacific passage in both directions. 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