Built in 1943 by Short Bros in Sunderland with a tonnage of 7067grt, a length of 466ft 6in, a beam of 56ft 4in and a service speed of 12 knots.

She was completed for the Ministry of War Transport as the Empire Duchess with Hugh Hogarth & Son as managers.

On 7th August 1946 the management was transferred to Union-Castle who purchased her in 1949 and renamed her Braemar Castle (2)


Master

From

To

C J Clutterbuck

2/1947

9/1947

R A Cambridge

9/1947

3/1948

G F Pettit

1948


Vessel

Built

Tonnage

Official No

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type

HP

Screws

Empie Duchess

1943

7067

180051

Short Bros

Sunderland

J Dickinson

Sunderland

Triple Expansion Steam

2500 IHP

1

Career Summary

Empire Duchess

GBQF

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