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SS Hawkinge

On this day (27th July) – WW2 Shipwreckollections

SS Hawkinge (1924-1941) SS Hawkinge was a British Cargo Steamer of 2,475 tonnes built in 1924. She was built as Pentraeth, then renamed Hawkinge in 1941.

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Captain Charles Fryatt

100th anniversary of Capt. Charles Fryatt’s execution

Captain Charles Fryatt, Mercantile Marine Captain Charles Fryatt worked for the Great Eastern Railway Steamship Company, commanding a passenger ferry on the Harwich Rotterdam route.With the Netherlands being neutral during the First World War, this was the only regular North Sea crossing to remain open.

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SS Empire Florizel

On this day (21th July) – WW2 Shipwreckollections

SS Empire Florizel (1909-1943) The SS Empire Florizel was built in 1909 by Lithgows Ltd. (Glasgow) and owned by the Ministry of War Transport during the WW2.

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FV Dalhousie

On this day (13th July) – WW1 Shipwreckollections

FV Dalhousie (1886-1916) The DV Dalhousie was built in 1886 by Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd, and owned by George Alderson-Smith.

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SS City of Venice

On this day (4th July) – WW2 Shipwreckollections

SS City of Venice (1924-1943) The SS City of Venice was built in 1924 by Workman, Clark & Co. and owned by Ellerman City Line Ltd.

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