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Ship – RMS Franconia

Ship Details

Name: RMS Franconia
Owner: Cunard White Star

Further information at: en.wikipedia.org

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Notes & Comments

Info collected by Bruce Maliphant [##48059]

SurnameFirst NameRef IDFrom↓ Select ↓ToDepartureArrivalTransport
MALIPHANTMarie47523India U.K.Unknown date11th August 1946RMS Franconia
MALIPHANTAnn Elizabeth48027India U.K.Unknown date11th August 1946RMS Franconia
MALIPHANTFrederick Emlyn47031U.K. Canada7th June 194913th June 1949 ERMS Franconia
MALIPHANTFlorence47531U.K. Canada7th June 194913th June 1949 ERMS Franconia
MALIPHANTFrederick Emlyn47031Canada U.K.2nd September 1949 E8th September 1949RMS Franconia
MALIPHANTFlorence47531Canada U.K.2nd September 1949 E8th September 1949RMS Franconia

Built by John Brown & Co., Clydebank, Glasgow, Scotland.
Tonnage: 20,175.
Dimensions: 601′ x 73′ (624′ o.l.).
Twin-screw, 16 1/2 knots.
Steam turbines.
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.