Ship Details

Rig

Steel Twin Screw Steamer, 3836 nhp

Built

1924

Tonnage

19,840g 11,844n

Dimensions

632.0 x 75.2 x 32.9

Demise

Orient Steam Navigation Co.Ltd., reg. Barrow. 1940: Troopship. Used to transport British Expeditionary Force to Norway following the German invasion. 1940 June 8: Sunk 300 miles west of Navik by gun fire from the German heavy cruiser ADMIRAL HIPPER evacuating Norway.

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I have in my possession photos B/W of the people and ship OF the columbus BREMEN would to donate my # 401 617 4266 bob Nickerson

I stumbled upon a post card dated August 2, 1935 by my grandfather Dr.A.S.Aiyer who was on voyage from London. I would like a confirmation from the archives. His full name is A. Sivaramasubramonia Aiyer. Thank you.

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