Planes, Trains & Automobiles (and Ships!)
Ship – RMS Franconia
Notes & Comments
Info collected by Bruce Maliphant [##48059]
|Surname||First Name||Ref ID||From||↓ Select ↓||To||Departure||Arrival||Transport|
|MALIPHANT||Marie||47523||India||U.K.||Unknown date||11th August 1946||RMS Franconia|
|MALIPHANT||Ann Elizabeth||48027||India||U.K.||Unknown date||11th August 1946||RMS Franconia|
|MALIPHANT||Frederick Emlyn||47031||U.K.||Canada||7th June 1949||13th June 1949 E||RMS Franconia|
|MALIPHANT||Florence||47531||U.K.||Canada||7th June 1949||13th June 1949 E||RMS Franconia|
|MALIPHANT||Frederick Emlyn||47031||Canada||U.K.||2nd September 1949 E||8th September 1949||RMS Franconia|
|MALIPHANT||Florence||47531||Canada||U.K.||2nd September 1949 E||8th September 1949||RMS Franconia|
Built by John Brown & Co., Clydebank, Glasgow, Scotland.
Dimensions: 601′ x 73′ (624′ o.l.).
Twin-screw, 16 1/2 knots.
Two masts and one funnel.
Maiden voyage: Liverpool-New York, June 23, 1923.
Frequently used as a cruise ship.
Served as a British troopship in World War II.
Resumed regular service in June 1949.
Much of her time since then was in Canadian service.
Last sailing was from New York to Liverpool in November 1956.
Broken up for scrap at Inverkeithing in 1957.
Sister ship: Carinthia.