rms empress of scotland 1942

In The EMPRESS OF ASIA was sunk in 1942 off Singapore by Japanese aircraft. (Microsoft Excel file). her war service : Captain Thomas, and the chief baker Tom Patten. The change had been delayed due to wartime service as a troop-ship, by being painted in wartime grey, and having guns Piper and passengers aboard the RMS Empress of Scotland as the ship approaches a UK port. The watchkeeping officers dined  in an alcove in the first-class dining saloon. On arriving and sailing, my station was on the bridge with the Captain, Staff Captain and Second Officer, who was my senior on the 12 to 4 watch at sea. The rebuilding took about six months and on 21st July 1958 the HANSEATIC left Cuxhaven for New York via Le Havre, Southampton and Cobh. In October 1930 she averaged 21.02 knots from Yokohama to Race Rocks, Vancouver, completing the passage in 8 days, 6 hours and 27 minutes, beating the EMPRESS OF CANADA's previous record by four and a half hours. This website uses cookies to improve functionality. The EMPRESS OF JAPAN was launched on 17th December 1929 and was completed in June 1930. The EMPRESS OF JAPAN lost little time in capturing the speed record for the trans-Pacific passage in both directions. Empress was finally discharged from trooping duties in May 1948. The Hamburg-Atlantic Line was a final atempt to operate a trans-Atlantic passenger service from Hamburg after HAPAG had given up passenger carrying. All Digitized Ephemera for the RMS Empress of Scotland available at the GG Archives. _______________________________________________________, Built by the Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Company, Govan, in 1930, Yard No: 634     Official Number:  161430     Signal Letters:  G M L V, Gross Tonnage: 26,313   Nett:  14,486    Length: 644 feet   Breadth:  83.8 feet, Owned by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company. 1958—1966: Hanseatic The Senior Officers on the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND for the 'Royal Voyage'. of all voyages from December 1939 to November 1946, please click the following Captain C.E. We next moved from Gladstone Dock to Liverpool Landing  Stage with the company pilot and five tugs. luxury liners :- Cunard's Queen Mary, Aquitania, and Mauretania; Canadian uptakes, fitted to reduce the smoke nuisance. much luckier. THE CUNARD WHITE STAR LINER QUEEN ELIZABETH. We discharged cargo, had more boat drills, and then loaded grain, sawn timber, apples, bulk tallow, mail and gold and silver bullion for Liverpool. Piper and passengers aboard the RMS Empress of Scotland as the ship approaches a UK port. Two bombs hit the ship but were deflected off the stern rail It has gone like a flash, and I can hardly realise that it is time for me to retire. 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. SS Empress of Scotland. For about forty miles out from Conception Bay, the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND was escorted by HMCS ONTARIO and the destroyer MICMAC, and it was planned that they would 'man ship' to give the traditional naval farewell, but in the prevailing heavy seas this was abandoned as being too dangerous. We stopped at Quebec to disembark some passengers and then proceeded to Montreal where the remainder left. REINA DEL MAR PACIFIC STEAM NAVIGATION CO. Cartier Bridge on departure from Montreal. The first-class cocktail bar in the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND, The swimming pool in the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND, The first-class main lounge in the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND, The first-class main entrance in the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND, The first-class restaurant in the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND, The first-class writing room and library in the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND, The tourist-class smokeroom on the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND, The tourist-class restaurant on the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND, The tourist-class lounge on the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND, The first-class card room on the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND, A tourist-class three-berth stateroom on the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND, A first-class stateroom on the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND, A group of the stewards employed in the first-class dining saloon. 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. Captain J.W. And so it was. The EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND being assisted on to her berth at Princes. Life was well ordered. On her return passage she averaged 21 knots on 26,100shp. The EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND alongside at Wolfe's Cove, Quebec. Abstract of Log for the 'Royal Voyage' on the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND. And a little while after that, the Japanese sank the Empress of Asia in Singapore. of Japan suffered a German air attack. On 19th January 1958 the old ship left Belfast under the German flag and with the temporary name of SCOTLAND. 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. She has been a grand ship to sail on.". Canadian Pacific's RMS Empress of Scotland spent her first thirteen years as RMS Empress of Japan until Japan's entry into the Second World War provoked a name change in 1942. A decision was made to start with a second-hand vessel and shortly afterwards the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND appeared on the market for sale. Then we were on our way, calling at Greenock where we disembarked the Liverpool Pilot, embarked more passengers, lowered all lifeboats into the water and took some of them for a run around the anchored ship. Title: Passenger list, first class : Empress of Scotland: Creator: Canadian Pacific Railway Company: Date Created: 1929: Description: Passenger list from the Empress of Scotland's 20 Aug. 1929 sailing to Southampton from Quebec. In 1942, she was renamed RMS Empress of Scotland - the second of two CP vessels to be named Empress of Scotland. For three members of the crew, the occasion was a doubly poignant one. The propelling machinery remained the same but was given a complete overhaul and new propellers were fitted. The first (navigator) and fourth officers on the 4 to 8; the second and fifth on the 12 to 4, and the third officer (who held a master's certifcate) on the 8 to 12, with the day worker chief officer on stand-by to go on the bridge if the weather or visibility became poor. Gangway duty was tourist class for the fifth officer and first class for the fourth officer. __________________________________________, Along with the EMPRESS OF CANADA of 1922, the new EMPRESS OF JAPAN had sufficient speed to include a call, 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. Dec 19, 2020 - Explore Juan Maldonado's board "R.M.S Impress of Scotland", followed by 494 people on Pinterest. On completion of my two relief voyages, the regular fifth officer returned from leave. When the new Empress of Britain came into service in 1931, Empress of Scotland was sold for scrap. 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. officer and had plenty to keep him busy as well as the boat drills. East. Such, then, was the sad end of the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND. 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. In April 1952 the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND's masts were shortened by 44 feet to allow her proceed up the St Lawrence to Montreal, necessitating passing under both the Quebec Bridge (about five miles upstream from Quebec City), and the Jacques Cartier Bridge at Montreal. No space was now needed for Asiatic steerage passengers and this enabled very great improvements to be made to the crew accommodation. Mr Lambard was the first dispenser ever to be appointed by Canadian Pacific, and after completing thirty-seven years he commented: "There is no life like one at sea. ship in World War II -- and had travelled to all affected parts of the world EMPRESS OF JAPAN: Added: Nov 03, 2013: Captured: IMO: 5142322: Hits: 1,966: Photo Category: Cruise Ships and Liners built before 1950: Description: EMPRESS of JAPAN Name: 1930—1942: RMS Empress of Japan 1942—1957: RMS Empress of Scotland 1957—1966: SS Hanseatic Owner: 1930—1957: Canadian Pacific Line 1957—1966: Hamburg Atlantic Line 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 ship was sold for scrap on 2nd December 1966 to Elkhart & Company for 15 million Deutschmarks. After a foiled attempt to sink the empress she is torpedoed and sinks :sorry for the bad graphics and quality it’s my first stop motion video Despite intensive U-boat activity 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. The EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND left Liverpool on 9th May 1950 on her first post-war commercial voyage to Quebec, with a call at Greenock. trips, bringing troops across from New York and other North American ports 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. When sailing day arrived it was no watch below and no rest as the second mate and myself had amended the crew boat and fire station lists during the previous night, and then the M.O.T. It was hardly necessary, however, for the word had been passed round tactfully amongst the other passengers during the two-day passage from Quebec and around to Conception Bay that the Princess and the Duke would like to relax and enjoy themselves as ordinary passengers. During 1943 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. In October 1942, The HANSEATIC sailing from New York. The ship had After leaving Greenock we settled into our watchkeeping routine. _______________________________________________________________. In 1942, she was renamed the Empress of Scotland. At the Tail of the Bank, Greenock                             Passing Quebec, outward bound, In mid-Atlantic                                                           Liverpool's only three-funnelled liner. Duck. Edinburgh on board the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND, Captain Duggan introduces Princess Elizabeth to members of the crew. Duggan whilst constantly being driven towards the shore. I am glad that I am going at the same time as the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND. The following list was extracted from various sources. On 14th June 1930 the EMPRESS OF JAPAN left Liverpool on her maiden voyage to Quebec, returning to Southampton. Following the Japanese attacks on the Empire outposts in the Far East in December 1941, the name of the ship needed to be named. Sometimes the quartermasters got the lion's share of the sandwiches ! In October 1942, ten months after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour, Empress of Japan was renamed Empress of Scotland (II). She had covered over 600,000 miles -- believed to be the most of any merchant The funnel colours of the HANSEATIC were red with a black top and a white logo in the red sector. In 1942, she was renamed RMS Empress of Scotland - the second of two CP vessels to be named Empress of Scotland. ten months after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour, Empress of Japan was 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. was personally involved in authorising this exception, recognising the nonsense Listing Includes Date Voyage Began, … 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. THE CANADIAN PACIFIC LINER 'EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND', The EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND looking at her best in her post-war. passenger service on the North Atlantic in May 1950. Empress of Scotland ist zwischenzeitlicher Name für die Schiffe. 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. 1942—1958: Empress of Scotland. RMS Empress of Scotland, originally SS Kaiserin Auguste Victoria, was an ocean liner built between 1905-1906 and 1905-1906 by the Vulcan AG yard in Szczecin for Hamburg America Line. During 1943/1944 she was on trooping service from Halifax, N.S., New York and Newport News to Liverpool and to Casablanca, carrying a total of 30,000 American troops. 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. In between times there was always plenty of tea, coffee and sandwiches available on the bridge. The EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND alongside Princes Landing Stage. Along with the EMPRESS OF CANADA of 1922, the new EMPRESS OF JAPAN had sufficient speed to include a call en route at Honolulu, lengthening the passage by a considerable amount and bringing the new ship into direct competition with the American and Japanese liners on the Pacific. She served on the Southampton to … The fourth officer was the met. The HANSEATIC's passengers were transferred to the QUEEN MARY, whose sailing time was delayed by some four hours while they were transferred. With the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND and the EMPRESS OF FRANCE, there were again four, Captain Keay was interviewed by a reporter from the, For three members of the crew, the occasion was a doubly poignant one. She had called at Canadian and U.S. ports on twelve occasions; sailed eight times to India; and post-war twice to Japan. The EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND was sold first, and the EMPRESS OF FRANCE went to the breakers in 1960. After eight years as a troopship, this was a job which took from June 1948 until May 1950. She was launched on 11 June 1930 and completed on 5 April 1931. Duggan, and Chief Officer Mr W.S. The passenger accommodation was completely transformed. She served out the war as a troopship and resumed to civilian life in 1948, ferrying passengers until she was sold off in 1956. She was renamed Empress of Scotland in October 1942 following the entry of Japan into WW2 (albeit after a gap of eleven months!). That’s how I got to go on the Empress of Japan [in 1942, she was re-named RMS Empress of Scotland]. The EMPRESS OF JAPAN (by now renamed EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND) as a troopship in the Second World War. In 1957 the Hamburg-Atlantic Line G.m.b.H. For cargo she had space for 212,000 cubic feet of general; 33,000 cubic feet for insulated, and 59,000 cubic feet in her silk rooms. The ship was refitted for 458 first-class passengers and 205 in tourist class. She was sunk during World War II by Japanese aircraft while transiting from Bombay to Singapore. The EMPRESS OF JAPAN (by now renamed EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND). This ship -- the second of two CP vessels to be named Empress of Japan [1]-- regularly traversed the trans-Pacific route between the west coast of Canada and the Far East until 1942. Partial List Unspecified Port (generally this ship sailed from Southampton, England, Cherbourg, France and Liverpool, England) to Quebec, Canada 4 May 1929 Canadian Pacific Line There is no Captain's statement. To download a listing sailing from Australia to South Africa, and comprising seven troop-carrying As a safety measure, at the start of each watch, a notebook with the vessel's dead-reckoning positions for the next four hours, complete with local and GMT, was handed to the duty radio officer. In 1959 the ship made twelve round trans-Atlantic voyages and went cruising in the winter months. Common items of ephemera in our maritime collection include passenger lists, brochures, event and entertainment programs, and other memorabilia produced for a voyage or ship. Captain Keay was interviewed by a reporter from the Liverpool Echo and commented: "Occasions such as these are always sad. Columns represent: Family Name, Given Name, Family left in Country of Origin. The ship's twin screws were driven by Parsons' single-reduction geared turbines. in preparation for the invasion of Europe. She arrived back in Liverpool for the last time in a chill wintry mist on 26th November 1957 under the command of Captain S.W. In 1931 she reduced this time to 7 days, 8 hours and 27 minutes. The third funnel was a dummy, but served as a ventilator for the engine room, and the first and second-class galleys. In April 1956 the new EMPRESS OF BRITAIN entered service, followed a year later by the EMPRESS OF ENGLAND. October 1940, the Empress was part of a so-called 'multi-million Dollar convoy', Landing Stage by the Alexandra tugs EGERTON (forward) and ALFRED (aft). See more ideas about scotland, canadian pacific, cruise ship. Amazon.com: RMS Empress of Scotland Ocean Liner Wooden Ship Model 33" Scale 1:250: Toys & Games Externally the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND was repainted with a white hull and yellow funnels, but the previous blue riband of the 1930s was changed to green, and the company's red and white chequered houseflag was painted on all three funnels. The EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND passing under the Jacques. In 1957, the Hamburg Atlantic Line purchased the ship and re-named her SS Hanseatic Each model comes fully assembled with a solid hull - hand carved from kiln-dried mahogany. Main. The Empress of Scotland was originally the Empress of Japan built for Canadian Pacific's Vancouver-Yokohama service. In 1942, she was renamed RMS Empress of Scotland -- the second of two CP vessels to be named Empress of Scotland. 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. The hull was painted black. 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 EMPRESS OF JAPAN in the fitting-out basin at the Fairfield Yard. out his commander's instructions from a lying position. It took 200 firemen to bring the blaze under control, by which time great damage had been done. The Empress had left Quebec at 4.13pm on 9th November and arrived off Portugal Cove in Conception Bay, Newfoundland, at 7.30am on 12th November. The passenger accommodation was rebuilt to carry 85 first-class and 1,165 tourist-class passengers. The outbreak of war in Europe caused the Empress of Japan to be re-fitted for wartime service. The promenade deck was plated in … ______________________________________________. heroically manned the wheelhouse, steering the ship to take evasive action. During nine Both men were later decorated, Captain Thomas with the CBE, and Ho Kan the BEM. After the war she was transferred to the Atlantic service from Liverpool, replacing the Empress of Britain which had been lost. Given this state of affairs, Canadian Pacific abandoned its Far East - Vancouver service and accordingly the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND was refitted for the North Atlantic. In 1942, under heavy air attack, the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND took 1,700 women and children away from Singapore to Colombo. In 1957, the Hamburg Atlantic Line purchased the ship and re … Everyone seemed to be too sad to make merry.". 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 EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND arrived alongside Princes Landing Stage at Liverpool at 6.am on 17th November 1951, where the Royal couple disembarked. Following a dry-docking and survey, she was accepted by her new owners and was handed over to them at Belfast on 17th January 1958. The EMPRESS OF AUSTRALIA remained a troopship until sold to breakers in 1952 and was never returned to Canadian Pacific. RMS Empress of Asia was an ocean liner built in 1912-1913 by Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering at Govan on the Clyde in Scotland for Canadian Pacific Steamships.. As well as being a passenger liner in peacetime, Empress of Asia served as an armed merchant cruiser and a troopship in wartime. She was the only, 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. and the lifeboats into the sea, causing only some non-critical damage to machinery. Empress Both men were later decorated for their bravery. Due to suspicions 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. However, being on the 12 to 4, I had 'brunch' brought to my cabin at 10.am, skipped lunch and had dinner at 6.30pm. On 9th November 1944 the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND was subject to an air attack off Northern Ireland; three bombs being such near misses that they actually glanced off the ship's rails and a lifeboat, exploding in the sea. SS EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND as a troopship Underway. 1940 off Western Ireland, Empress raid. UCS was liquidated in 1971. RMS Empress of Scotland, originally SS Kaiserin Auguste Victoria, was an ocean liner built in 1905–1906 by Vulcan AG shipyard in Stettin (now Szczecin, Poland) for the Hamburg America Line. The EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND was sent back to her builders, the Fairfield Yard at Govan, for a full refit for the Liverpool - Quebec mail service, and also for winter cruising. Canadian Pacfic's trans-Pacific service in the 1930s. - Australasia, the Far East, South Africa, and North America. in the North Atlantic, she came out unscathed. 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. REINA DEL PACIFICO PACIFIC STEAM NAVIGATION. As well as parting from the. 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. Pacific's Empresses of Britain, Japan, and Canada; and Royal Mail Lines' Andes. The three men were William Campbell, First Radio Officer;  John Butterworth, Second Radio Officer;  and William Lambard, the ship's dispenser. The EMPRESS OF CANADA had been torpedoed and sunk in the South Atlantic when homeward bound from Durban, and the EMPRESS OF BRITAIN, completed in 1931, was set on fire by air attack in October 1940, and subsequently torpedoed whilst under tow. 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. Note the funnel. During 1943/1944 she was on trooping service from Halifax, N.S., New York and Newport News to Liverpool and to Casablanca, carrying a total of 30,000 American troops. The ship regularly sailed between Hamburg and New York City until the outbreak of war in Europe in 1914. Her fuel consumption was 168 tons per day. Shortly afterwards she sailed for Suez with a contingent of Australian troops. Here she was prepared for RMS Empress of Scotland Ephemera Collection. in 1941-42, shortly before the city was captured. 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. trans-Atlantic colours, and before her masts were shortened. about Japanese intentions, she was instructed not to return to Yokohama, but RMS Empress of Japan was an ocean liner built in 1929-1930 by Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Company at Govan on the Clyde in Scotland for Canadian Pacific Steamships (CP). With the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND and the EMPRESS OF FRANCE, there were again four Empresses on North Atlantic service. This route cut the distance from 2,728 miles to 2,558 miles, and the, In November 1951, Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh returned from their Canadian tour on the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND. The third funnel was removed and replaced by two shorter and more 'modern' ones. 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. The HANSEATIC (ex EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND) resplendent, in the colours of the Hamburg-Atlantic Line. At this time changes of ships' names were prohibited, but Winston Churchill said that in the case of the EMPRESS OF JAPAN, When released the EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND was the only, The EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND left Liverpool on 9th May 1950 on her first post-war commercial voyage to Quebec, with a call at Greenock. 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