Torpedoed on 4 March 1943 and sunk by U-160 at 32°01′S 30°48′E / 32.017°S 30.8°E / -32.017; 30.8. Sold in 1965 to Seka SA and renamed Kali Limenes. Sold in 1960 to P Kyprianou & Partners and renamed Sheikh. Arrived on 9 September 1961 at Bombay for scrapping. Sold in 1946 to Williamson & Co, Hong Kong. Torpedoed on 22 July 1943 by U-81 and damaged off Sicily (36°42′N 15°20′E / 36.7°N 15.333°E / 36.7; 15.333). Sold in 1947 to Straits Steamship Co Ltd and renamed Meluan. Lugari, Italy. Sold in 1946 to Halcyon Lijn NV, Netherlands and renamed Stad Maastricht. GV. Completed as Bellemina for the United States Shipping Board (USSB). Operated under the management of Pontikos Shipping Agencies Ltd, London. Refloated in June 1945 and towed to Palermo where she was repaired. Broken up. Sold in 1947 to Tower Steamship Co Ltd and renamed Tower Grange. Sold in 1946 to Clan Line Steamers Ltd and renamed Clan Macrae. Sold in 1946 to Armement Deppe SA, Belgium and renamed Anvers. They were acquired from a number of sources. Sold in 1953 to Sterling Shipping Co Ltd, Bahamas and renamed Sterling Victory. Napoletani, Italy and renamed Rania G. Scrapped in June 1983 in Palermo, Italy. On 30 October 1971 she was stranded and wrecked in a typhoon at Chu Lai, Vietnam. Sold in 1952 to Compagnie Belge d'Expansion Maritimes and renamed Clervaux. A similar FAQ of Rebel ship types may be found at www.gamefaqs.com. Arrived in tow on 25 December 1969 at Bilbao, Spain for scrapping. He was also involved in guard duties at Buckingham Palace and spent his 21st birthday aboard a troopship on route to Hong Kong where he served for two-and-a … 1960 SAFINA-E-HUJJAJ, Pan-Islamic SS Co, Karachi. While owned by Norddeutscher Lloyd she was one of three sister ships operating the service between Bremen and the Far East. Developed by Ubrikkian Industries, it was used to either move Imperial stormtroopers in, or to move prisoners out. Sold in 1951 to Mount Line Ltd and renamed Mount Parker, remaining under Mollers' management. Now 565 GRT. Torpedoed on 25 August 1940 by U-48 and sunk at 58°30′N 10°15′W / 58.5°N 10.25°W / 58.5; -10.25 while a member of Convoy HX 65A. The government therefore converted several captured German passenger ships to Empire troop ships. Buy Star Wars: Empire at War from Amazon. Empire Mascot was a 244 GRT tug which was built by Henry Scarr Ltd, Hessle. The Ship. Empire Metal was an 8,201 GRT tanker which was built by Harland & Wolff Ltd, Govan. 15. To American South African Line in 1926. Sold in 1947 to McCowan & Gross Ltd, London and renamed Derrynane. Empire Maydream was a 413 GRT coaster which was built by A Hall & Co Ltd, Aberdeen. Torpedoed on 20 September 1941 by U-124 800 nautical miles (1,500 km) west of Ushant, France (48°07′N 22°05′W / 48.117°N 22.083°W / 48.117; -22.083) while a member of Convoy OG 74. Transferred to Royal Fleet Auxiliary in December 1946 and renamed RFA Wave Liberator. Empire Melody was a 2,887 GRT cargo ship which was built by Grangemouth Dockyard Co Ltd, Grangemouth. Empire Wansbeck: 1943: ex- Linz, (North German Lloyd), war prize, 1946 renamed Empire Wansbeck, Harwich-Hook of Holland, 1961 sold to Greece, renamed Esperos. New diesel engine fitted in 1962. Sold in 1946 to South American Saint Line Ltd and renamed St Ina. Sold in 1965 to Progress Shipping Co, Panama and renamed Bright Star. Launched on 28 April 1941 and completed in July 1941. Launched on 29 October 1940 and completed in March 1941. Launched on 30 April 1945 and completed in June 1945. Refloated on 14 July 1958 and sent to drydock where she was declared a constructive total loss. and a service speed of 16 knots.  Refloated and towed to Gibraltar, arriving on 1 September 1943. Sold in 1951 to Cape of Good Hope Motor Ship Co Ltd and renamed Cape Grafton. Sold in 1947 to Elders & Fyffes Ltd and renamed Reventazon. Completed in 1920 as Ramon de Larrinaga for Larrinaga Steamship Co Ltd, London. Launched on 26 January 1944 and completed in March 1944. A new steam engine and boilers were fitted. Operated under the management of P J Angouras, Greece. Launched on 27 June 1946 as Empire Marston and completed in December 1946 as RFA Wave Pioneer. Finally broken up in 1957. Operated under the management of T Engan, Philippines. Tonnage: 13,589 - Passengers: 1,886 - Constructed: Vulcan, Hamburg. To MoWT in 1940 and renamed Empire Merlin. Troop Ship is a type of ship in Empires: Dawn of the Modern World. To Bangladesh Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Bangladesh in 1972, remaining under Khan's management. Sold in 1935 to H Vogemann, Hamburg and renamed Rheingold. Empire March was a 7,090 GRT cargo ship which was built by Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd, Barrow in Furness. Torpedoed on 14 October 1942 by U-618 and sunk at 54°00′N 40°15′W / 54°N 40.25°W / 54; -40.25 while a member of Convoy SC 104. Some ships requisitioned during the Suez Crisis were also given the Empire prefix. The troopship is similar in appearance to a Tel'tak but is far larger, surpassing even an Al'kesh in height. Later renamed SS. Seized as a war prize on 3 September 1939 at South West India Dock, London. Sold in 1964 to Oriental Trader Navigation Co SA, Panama and renamed Victoria Trader. Sold in 1948 to Ho Hong Steamship Co (1932) Ltd, Singapore and renamed Hong Soon. Released on 5 June 1975 when the Suez Canal was reopened to traffic. These pictures are published for pleasure/information/research purposes only and are not for sale or copy under any circumstances. Completed in November 1946 for W H J Alexander Ltd. Sold in 1968 to Società Rim. Empire Mouflon was a 3,329 GRT (5,530 DWT) cargo ship which was built by Hanlon Drydock & Shipbuilding Co, Oakland, California. Sold in 1954 to Great Eastern Shipping Co Ltd, Bombay and renamed Jag Shanti. Operated under the management of O Gross & Sons Ltd, London. Ship was highly insured, but insurers refused to pay out claiming ship had been deliberately scuttled. Empire Medway was a 10,926 GRT cargo liner which was built by Napier and Miller Ltd, Glasgow. Sold in 1950 to Pacific Union Marine, Panama and renamed Atlantic Unity. Empire Mackenzie was to have been a MAC ship, but the contract for building her was cancelled after the name had been allocated. Sold in 1969 to Compagnia Nueve del Oriente SA, Panama, remaining under Jaguar's management. Sold in 1962 to Zanlouk Compagnia Maritime SA, Panama and renamed Popi K. Sold in 1968 to Astrovlanis Compagnia Navigatione, Panama and renamed Gold Sky. Sold in 1960 to Continental Navigation & Enterprises Ltd, Hong Kong and renamed Slight Wind. Note the decorative spur. Scuttled in 1969 off Townsville, Queensland. Sold in 1947 to Dorset Steamship Co Ltd and renamed Lulworth Hill. Their names were all prefixed with "Empire". Served on the Far East service. It can transport units, but cannot attack other units. Empire Martaban was a 7,542 GRT cargo ship which was built by Burntisland Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Burntisland. Completed in 1941, requisitioned by the Kriegsmarine, converted to an auxiliary cruiser and renamed Salzburg. Sold in 1958 to J Manners Ltd, Hong Kong and renamed Yangtse Breeze. Bow section sank, stern section initially remained afloat but sank before a tug arrived to tow it to port. Sold in 1948 to Buries, Markes Ltd, London and renamed La Cumbre. Empire Metal was an 8,032 GRT tanker which was built by Furness Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Haverton Hill-on-Tees. Scrapped in 1962 in Hong Kong. Launched on 27 August 1942 and completed in November 1942. Completed in December 1918 as West Cobalt for USSB. Allocated in 1947 to the Government of Poland and renamed Tarpan. Refer to 'ship details' for more accurate data. Operated under the management of H P Lenaghan & Sons Ltd, Belfast. Empire Mandarin was a 7,078 GRT cargo ship which was built by Shipbuilding Corporation Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne. Sold in 1947 to Vereenigde Nederland Scheepsvaart and renamed Ridderkerk. "Empire Fowey" troopship at anchor at Southampton. Empire Mordred was a 7,030 GRT cargo ship which was built by C Connell & Co Ltd, Glasgow. Completed in 1935 as Pontos for F Laeisz, Hamburg. Renamed Eudoxia in 1957. Sold in 1961 to Margalante Compagnia Navigazione, Panama and renamed Delta. Sold in 1961 to South African Marine Corp Ltd and renamed South African Financier. Sold in 1957 to Navigation Bulgare Maritime and renamed Vassil Levsky. Empire Mahseer was a 5,107 GRT (7,500 DWT) cargo ship which was built by American International Shipbuilding Co, Hog Island, Pennsylvania. To Pioneer Steamship Corp, New York in 1920, returned to USSB in 1921. Sold later that year to Sigma Shipping Co Ltd. Scrapped in December 1961 in Hong Kong. 1939 German Navy, U-Boat depot ship. Scrapped in November 1968 at Singapore. On 8 August 1960 she ran aground 8 nautical miles (15 km) south of Tamandaré, Brazil after a fire broke out in her engine room. The Empire Halladale was formerly known as the Antonio Delfino. Launched on 18 November 1941 as Empire Metal and completed in January 1942 as RFA Eaglesdale. Launched on 10 July 1945 and completed in October 1945. Empire MacSorely was to have been a MAC ship, but the contract for building her was cancelled after the name had been allocated. On 23 January 1947 she dragged her anchors and ran aground at Tel Aviv, Palestine. Launched on 15 September 1944 and completed in November 1944. The first ship on the scene was the Blue Funnel Line, wartime victory ship, S.S. Mentor which rendered assistance and picked up the first survivors. The commemoration on June 17, 2005 the 65-th anniversary of Scrapped in Dublin. State troops are divided by the weaponry they carry, of which there are six common varieties: Halberdiers, Swordsmen, Empire Spearmen, Handgunners, Empire Archers and Empire Crossbowmen. Scrapped in December 1978 at Perama, Greece. Renamed St Ives, sold in 1972 to an Italian buyer. Sold in 1970 to Johnston Shipping Ltd, Canada and renamed Congar. There may have been others which I am not aware of. Sold in 1947 to James Burness & Sons Ltd, London and renamed Burmount. Sold in 1960 to Tonglik Shipping Co Ltd and renamed Karang Djawa. Launched on 6 October 1941 and completed in December 1941. Launched in August 1945 and completed in February 1946. Sold in 1956 to Bulk Oil Steamship Co Ltd and renamed Pass of Kintail. Empire Margaret was a 235 GRT tug which was built by A Hall & Co Ltd, Aberdeen. Completed in 1921 as Memnon for the USSB. Launched on 18 May 1943 and completed in November 1943. For a fuller account see the linked articles. Djati Tanjung Panda, Princesa Victoria, DUNNOTTAR CASTLE, Operated under the management of W R Carpenter & Co Ltd, Australia. Sold in 1948 to British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd and renamed Thika. Sold in 1955 to Hong Phat Hang, Vietnam and renamed Nam Sanh. Empire Malacca was a 7,071 GRT cargo ship which was built by William Gray & Co Ltd, West Hartlepool. Sold in 1964 to San Antonio Shipping Ltd, Malta and renamted St Antonio. Operated under the management of Mollers Ltd, Hong Kong. Launched on 12 October 1943 and completed in December 1943. Wreck reported sold to a Chinese company on 9 June 1950. She was refitted by Taikoo Dockyard & Engineering Co, with a diesel engine from the MV Elax fitted. Sold in 1946 to Fairplay Towage & Shipping Co Ltd, Avonmouth and renamed Lucy Borchard. Launched on 16 May 1945 and completed in August 1945. Sold in 1951 to Pakistan Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Pakistan and renamed Islamabad. To MoWT in 1941 and renamed Empire Mallard. The âEmpire Wansbeckâ was the smallest of the three and in normal conditions was not a bad ship to travel on. Sold in 1947 to McCowan & Gross Ltd, London and renamed Derryheen. Operated under the management of J A Billmeir & Co Ltd. Sold in 1961 to Mullion & Co Ltd, Hong Kong and renamed Ardbrae. Name changes of the "Empire" troopships might Sold in 1954 to Eastern Seas Steamship Co Ltd and renamed Navarino. Sold in 1965 to Madam Poonsri Sutharom, Thailand. You took pot luck on which one you would be travelling on and luck was generally in short supply. On 12 May 1958 she developed a leak, heeled over and sank at Meadowside Granary Wharf, Glasgow. Empire Pride The Empire Pride was built in 1941, by Barclay, Curle and Company, at Glasgow. Launched in May 1945 and completed in November 1945. Operated under the management of J Manners & Co Ltd, Hong Kong. It was installed in SS Captain C D Secord in 1954. Sold in 1951 to Britannia Steam Towing Co Ltd and renamed Clyneforth. Sold in 1955 to A Gill & Sons (Private) Ltd, India and renamed Vir Pandian. Operated under the management of Chan Cheng Kum, Singapore. Launched on 30 June 1942 and completed in September 1942. In August 1949 she was raised, but broke in two. Many were built for the MoWT, others obtained from the USA, still others were captured or seized from enemy powers. Some ships requisitioned during the Suez Crisis were also given the Empire prefix. Empire Clyde - 7515tons built 1925 Passenger ship. Sold in 1954 to G Grimble & Co Ltd, Hong Kong and sold again later that year to Société Franco-Chinoise de Transports Maritime et Fluviaux, France. Sold and repaired, to MoWT in 1942 and renamed Empire Mersey. Sold in 1947 to the Government of British Guiana and renamed Mazaruni. Arrived on 11 June 1960 at Inverkeithing, Fife for scrapping. Sold in 1950 to Constants (South Wales) Ltd, Cardiff and renamed Nordeflinge. Sold in 1954 to V Torkildsen, Norway and renamed Tobon. Operated under the management of T Y Chao, Hong Kong. Launched in 1938 as Hohenfels for DDG Hansa, Bremen. On 20 January 1966 she ran aground on a reef in the South China Sea 50 nautical miles (93 km) south east of Da Nang, Vietnam (15°32′N 109°09′E / 15.533°N 109.15°E / 15.533; 109.15) and wrecked. Scrapped in October 1963 in Karachi. On her maiden voyage her cargos consisted nine TID tugs, ten lighters and a 100 feet (30 m) long oil separator, all bound for Hong Kong. Sold in 1947 to Clyde Shipping Co Ltd and renamed Flying Typhoon. Empire Mayrose was a 394 GRT coaster which was built by Bartram & Sons Ltd, Sunderland. Allocated in 1946 to the French Government and renamed Medea. These ships were developed to be incredibly versatile, serving as both starfighter and troop transport, depending on the configuration. Ran aground on 9 March 1965 near Sakata, Japan. Most of her employment was now between the UK and the Far East, including service in the Korean War. Completed as Endicott for the USSB. Arrived on 19 April 1969 at Hong Kong for scrapping. Launched on 27 March 1945 and completed in July 1945. subsequent names in lower case after that name. Towed to Genoa then Palermo, where she arrived on 6 November 1947. Launched on 2 July 1943 and completed in December 1943. sold in 1948 to Wallem & Co, Hong Kong. Sold in 1947 to Norwood Steamship Co Ltd and renamed Lord Gladstone. Arrived on 6 December 1967 at Kaohsiung, Taiwan for scrapping. Empire Marksman was a 965 GRT (1,100 DWT) coaster which was built by Scott & Sons, Bowling, West Dunbartonshire. Sold in 1949 to Mediterranean Steamship Co Ltd, London and renamed Ionian Moon. Sold in 1962 to Maritima Colonial y de Comercio SA, Spain. The ship - full name HMT Empire Windrush - was originally a German passenger liner given to the UK as war reparation in 1945. Empire Milner was an 8,135 GRT tanker which was built by Furness Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Haverton Hill-on-Tees. THE 'EMPIRE' SHIPS - Compiled by Ted Finch. To MoWT in 1940 and renamed Empire Mermaid. Sold in 1946 to Sir R Ropner & Co Ltd and renamed Preston. Main heavy assault walker and troop transport of the Galactic Empire. Launched on 17 April 1942 and completed in August 1942. She was sold before completion to Norddeutscher Lloyd. Sold in 1962 to New Dholera Steamships Ltd, India and renamed Jayshoor. be of interest. The troop ships arrived in batches, three on Sept. 29, 13 on Oct. 1, 12 on Oct. 2, and two during that night. Sold in 1960 to Malayan Navigation Co Ltd, Malaya. Empire Malta was a 3,539 GRT (4,310 DWT) cargo ship which was built by William Gray & Co Ltd, West Hartlepool. Renamed Sunrover in 1951, placed under the management of Dracoulis Ltd, London in 1953. Empire MacRae was an 8,252 GRT MAC cargo ship which was built by Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow. Empire Manor was a 7,036 GRT cargo ship which was built by Short Brothers Ltd, Sunderland. Ancient naval vessels were made of wood, water-proofed using pitch and paint, and propelled by both sail and oars. Scrapped in November 1977 at Hamilton, Ontario. Launched on 17 January 1942 and completed in April 1942. on 12 February 1950 she caught fire and was beached at Chilang Point, a total loss. Amerika(America) Barbarossa(Mercury) Cincinnati(Covington) George Washington(George Washington) Frederich der Grosse(Huron) Grosser Kurfurst(Aeolus) Hamburg(Powhatan) Kaiser Wilhelm II(Agamemnon) Koenig Wilhelm(Madawaska) Kronprinz Wilhelm(Von Steuben) Kronprinzessin Cecile(Mount Vernon) Neckar(Antigone) President Grant(President Grant) President Lincoln(President Lincoln) Prinzess Irene(Pocahontas) Rheim(Susquehanna) Vaterland(Leviathan) The same table, but sâ¦ Empire Morn was a 7,092 GRT CAM ship which was built by Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd, Barrow in Furness. Sold in 1947 to T & J Harrison Ltd and renamed Merchant. Torpedoed on 16 August 1940 and sunkn by U-100 at 55°23′N 13°24′W / 55.383°N 13.4°W / 55.383; -13.4. In: Ships Part of our Photographs gallery Medium: Black & White Print. Launched on 23 December 1942 and completed in April 1943. Unlike normal empires, a Fallen Empire is fully developed at the start of the game, and due to their extremely large and powerful fleets they should not be provoked until your fleet strength and technology is comparable. Launched on 16 May 1945 and completed in September 1945. In: Ships Part of our Photographs gallery Medium: Black & White Negative. Built in 1921 with a gross tonnage of 16,280 and named Cameronia. Bombed on 26 March 1941 100 nautical miles (190 km) west of the Hebrides and was abandoned. There may have been others which I am not aware of. Torpedoed on 18 October 1940 and sunk by U-99 north west of Ireland, some 250 nautical miles (460 km) off Rathlin Head while a member of Convoy SC 7. Launched on 2 June 1943 and completed in August 1943. Renamed Wing Hing in 1947, now 563 GRT. To the Admiralty in 1946 and renamed W 98. Empire MacMahon was an 8,856 GRT MAC tanker which was built by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd, Wallsend. Sold in 1972 to Focomar Shipping Co Ltd, Cyprus and renamed Focomar. The K79-S80 Imperial Troop Transport (ITT), also known as the RTT or Recon transport, was a boxy repulsorlift ground assault vehicle used by the Galactic Empire. Troop capacity: how many regiments of troops this ship can carry. Launched on 28 May 1945 and completed in February 1946. The work of troopships during the war of 1914-18 solved problems that had never before arisen on so large a scaleENTERING THE RIVER DART, Devonshire, to be laid up until the trooping season begins again. Bombedon 2 January 1943 and sunk at Bône Harbour, Algeria. Empire Mayrover was a 394 GRT coaster which was built by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby. Scrapped in June 1962 at Piraus, Greece. EMPIRE ORWELL in trooping colours. Transferred to the Government of Guyana when Guyana gained independence in 1966. Collided on 26 September 1941 with Empire Moon and sank near Point Armour, Strait of Belle Isle. Launched on 3 September 1940 and completed in December 1940. Launched on 30 October 1944 and completed in February 1945. Sold in 1946 to Imperial Oil Co Ltd, Canada and renamed Imperial Halifax. Renamed W 29 in 1948. Sold in 1963 to Milne Bros, Marshall Islands and renamed Nei Raete II. She was refloated on 5 September and towed to Recife. The Transport Ship is a naval vessel in Age of Empires II that can be trained at the Dock. Sold in 1948 to Yui Kong, China and renamed Jui Hsin. Thus Ancient Rome used the navis lusoria, a small vessel powered by rowers and sail, to move soldiers on the Rhine and Danube. Sold in 1961 to Tanjung Priok Port Authority and renamed Laut Belawan. Later named Empire Clyde). Declared a constructive total loss and sold. Empire Mandalay was a 7,086 GRT cargo ship which was built by Shipbuilding Corporation Ltd, Sunderland. Co. was reorganised into divisions, General Cargo, Passenger and Bulk Handling. Scrapped in 1959 at Briton Ferry, West Glamorgan. Empire Mountain was a 2,906 GRT cargo ship which was built by William Gray & Co Ltd, West Hartlepool. Scrapped in January 1959 at Avilés, Spain. Presumed to have sunk. Starships of the Galaxy. Sailed in October 1939 from Bahia, Brazil in and attempt to return to Germany but was captured on 25 October by Delhi and escorted to Kirkwall then Glasgow. Empire MacCabe was a 9,249 GRT MAC tanker which was built by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne. Empire Mace was a 7,177 GRT (11,650 tons displacement) cargo ship which was built by Consolidated Steel Corporation, Wilmington, California. To Columbia River Packers Association in 1925. Launched in August 1945 and completed in February 1946. Operated under the management of Olsen, Johnston & Co Ltd, Glasgow. Source: Troopships of World War II by Roland W. Charles, published by the Army Transportation Association, Washington, D.C., 1947 Troop ships for which additional information is available on this website. Launched in 1922 as Schwarzwald. Sold in 1946 to British Tanker Co Ltd and renamed British Swordfish. To MoWT in 1940 and renamed Empire Miniver. Lancastria by Alfred Lockyer. Sold in 1959 to Phorkyss Shipping Corporation, Panama and renamed Phorkyss. Launched on 25 August 1941 and completed in October 1941. Scrapped in January 1962 in Bombay, India. Broke in two on 14 March, a constructive total loss. Hit amidships on 27 January 1944 with Liberty ship Edward Kavanagh and holed. The Empire Windrush was an ex-troop ship on which immigrants from the West Indies travelled to Britain in the 1940s. Requisitioned by the Admiralty for proposed conversion to an armed boarding vessel, name Empire Might allocated. Empire Mary was a 487 GRT tug which was built by Clelands (Successors) Ltd, Willington Quay-on-Tyne. Arrived on 19 December 1961 at Vigo, Spain for scrapping. In: Ships Part of our Photographs gallery Medium: Black & White Print. First called Monte â¦ Repaird and sold in 1948 to Irish Bay Lines Ltd and renamed Bangor Bay. Sold in 1962 to Sadikolgu, riza ve Aslan, ve Ortagi Adi Komandit Sirketi, Turkey and renamed Demirhan. Launched on 21 February 1946 and completed later that year. Favorite See All. Operated under the management of Counties Ship Management Ltd. Towed to Copenhagen for completion by Burmeister & Wain. Scrapped in March 1962 at Valencia, Spain. Empire Mist was a 7,241 GRT cargo ship which was built by William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland. Sold in 1956 to Motor Shipping Corporation of Seven Seas, Panama and renamed Matador. Troop Transport Ships ... SS Vienna and SS Empire Parkeston, there was also SS Empire Wansbeck. Description: EMPIRE ORWELL (1936) is shown here in trooping livery. Sold in 1953 to Cheong Steam Navigation Co and renamed Debora. Empire Minotaur was a 235 GRT tug which was built by A Hall & Co Ltd, Aberdeen. To MoWT and renamed Empire Mariner. Operated under the management of N Vardinoyannis, Greece. Empire Merchant was a 3,457 GRT cargo ship which was built by Deutsche Werft, Hamburg. Sold in 1962 to Alexandra Towing Co Ltd. Sold in 1966 to J S Latsis, Greece and renamed Ena. Launched on 4 March 1946 as Empire Mercia and completed in December 1946 as Empire Star for Blue Star Line. I have just stumbled across your interesting web site on troop ships and found the reference to the old Empire Test. Sank on 28 March at 57°33′N 12°43′W / 57.55°N 12.717°W / 57.55; -12.717. Empire Maiden was a 813 GRT coaster which was built by A & J Inglis Ltd, Glasgow. Mostly they were used during World War II by the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT), who owned the ships but contracted out their management to various shipping lines. Behind the Scenes: During the making of Empire, the Rebel transport was known as the ‘Tuna Ship’ due to its slight pink hue. Laid up on arrival. HM Troopship Empire Orwell was built in 1936 and launched as the "Pretoria". Troopships of World War II: Information from the American Merchant Marine At War site. 1945 EMPIRE JEWEL (1), MOWT 1946 EMPIRE FOWEY, troopship managed by P & O Line. Seized in May 1945 in the Kiel Canal, to MoWT and renamed Empire Mole. Sold in 1953 to Shun Cheong Steam Navigation Co and renamed Lorinda, now 554 GRT. Empire Mortimer was a 7,051 GRT cargo ship which was built by William Gray & Co Ltd, West Hartlepool. Fitted with a new diesel engine in 1963. Operated under the management of William Coombs & Sons, Llanelli. Sold in 1957 to Compagnia Navigazione Campos, Panama and renamed Alma, flying the Liberian flag. Arrived on 21 August 1962 at Faslane for scrapping. Empire Mars was an 8,199 GRT tanker which was built by Sir J Laing & Sons Ltd, Sunderland. Empire MacKay was an 8,908 GRT MAC tanker which was built by Harland & Wolff Ltd, Govan. the tragedy of the Troopship "Lancastria", The She was then fitted out for demonstration of the Cierva C.40 autogyro to the USN. Sold in 1947 to Metal Industries Ltd and renamed Metinda IV. et Sauv., Antwerp and renamed Georges Letzer. Sold in 1948 to Bristol City Line of Steamships Ltd and renamed Wells City. Allocated to the French Government in 1945 and renamed Colonel Vieljeux. Sold in 1950 to Lamport & Holt Line Ltd. Sold in 1966 to Unity Carriers Inc, Liberia, operated under the management of Wah Kwong & Co Ltd, Hong Kong. Launched on 9 July 1941 and completed in August 1941. Empire Marriott was a 5,970 GRT cargo ship which was built by William Pickersgill & Sons Ltd, Sunderland. Came ashore on 2 October 1961 in a typhoon at Kita Daito Jima, Japan and broke in two. To MoWT and renamed Empire Mowddach. LV. to British Light Infantry Regiments, The Army Fares, c1892, were £47 10s. To Ministry of Public Buildings and Works in 1963 and renamed Bucket Dredger W 2. Sold in 1947 to Pandelis Shipping Co Ltd, London. Sold in 1954 to Pacific Shipowners Ltd and renamed Ai Sokula. Sold in 1965 to Tsavliris Ltd, Greece and renamed Nisos Syros. Scrapped in 1953 at Faslane. Used as a floating hotel for British and American delegates to the Yalta Conference. Photograph: Hulton Getty Wed 5 Apr 2017 00.00 EDT She was built for the Hamburg South American Line and sailed on the Hamburg to River Plate route until 1932. Shield strength: how much punishment a ship's shields can take. Operated under the management of Michalinos Maritime & Commercial Co Ltd, Greece. Sold in 1947 to Straits Steamship Co Ltd, Hong Kong and renamed Membau. You can freely move troops between your own planets without needing a fleet, but if you intend to assault planets, troop ships are necessary. The point of this post is that the build times for cargo ships are too lengthy for the 30 day storm Island event. Sold in 1957 to Avlis Shipping Co SA and renamed Avlis. Repaired, but laid up in 1921. Operated under the management of A K Khan & Co, Chittagong. Laid down as Empire Margaret and launched on 16 June 1946 as Sun XVII. Empire Maya was a 394 GRT coaster which was built by S P Austin & Sons Ltd, Sunderland. Empire Madge was a 258 GRT tug which was built by Scott & Sons, Bowling, West Dunbartonshire. Empire Moat was a 2,922 GRT ore carrier which was built by Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow. Sold in 1960 to River Line Ltd, Bermuda and renamed 'Easthill Escort. Sold in 1969 to R & J H Rea Ltd, then sold in 1970 to Cory Ship Towage Ltd. Sold in 1973 to Maritime Commercial Enterprises, Greece and renamed Hector. Arrived on 21 February at Hong Kong for scrapping. Launched on 18 March 1943 and completed in April 1943. Sold in 1946 to Overseas Towage & Salvage Co Ltd and renamed Marinia. Sold in 1959 to South Breeze Navigation Co Ltd and renamed Suva Breeze. Scrapped in September 1962 at Hong Kong. Sold in 1963 to Jade Co Inc, Panama and renamed Kimolos. Three ships were in service, namely the S.S. âEmpire Wansbeckâ, the S.S. â Vienna â and the H.M.T. The only way to get the gear is to spend an exorbitant amount of rubies to instant build ships; or be in an alliance with 40+ active members that are Survivors rescued by MV Otto Leonhardt. Information in captions has been researched as thoroughly as possible but it accuracy cannot be guaranteed. 1945 German hopital ship. Empire Meadow was a 242 GRT tug which was built by J S Watson Ltd, Gainsborough. Launched on 10 June 1944 and completed in August 1944. Troop Transport Ships ... SS Empire Parkeston. HMT EMPIRE FOWEY Troop ship that my Father sailed in 1950/51 during the Korean War. Operated under the management of K S Pang, Hong Kong. Launched on 21 December 1945 and completed in 1946. Sold in 1948 to Afon Lliedi Steamship Co and renamed Afon Morlais. HMT Empire Halladale. New boilers fitted in 1943 after continuing problems with old boilers. The largest ships were the quinqueremes, with three banks of rowers, two each for the upper two oars and one rower on the lower oar (around 300 in total). Sold in 1953 to Astrolea Società Anonima, Italy and renamed Asteria. Sold in 1955 to Compagnia La Plana, Panama and renamed Amaver. Renamed Ho Ping 53 c1979 and renamed Zhan Dou 53 c1985. Making it next to impossible for smaller alliances to get the set effects from the 200k Cargo Point gear. Damaged by a mine in October 1919 off the mouth of the River Elbe. Attacked on 1 January 1943 and sunk by torpedoes and gunfire from German raider Michel in the South Atlantic. Sold in 1946 to C Cravos & Co, Cardiff and renamed Ampleforth. Empire MacDermott was a 7,952 GRT MAC cargo ship which was built by William Denny & Bros Ltd, Dumbarton. Machinery was salvaged and shipped to Canada. This engine had been fitted to the 1927 built Elax in 1946, Elax was then scrapped. Sold in 1957 to Straits Steamship Co Ltd, Hong Kong and renamed Mantin. In WW2 she served as both an accommodation ship and a troopship. Description: EMPIRE TROOPER (1922) leaving harbour, dressed overall. To Buries, Markes Ltd, Greece and renamed Nicoya are all pictures of supply. Bullard, King & Co Ltd, Hong Kong States Shipping Board and renamed Mihalis Angelos Parkeston. Renamed Atlantic Unity was reorganised into divisions, General cargo, passenger and Handling! Ferguson Bros, Port Glasgow sank near Point Armour, Strait of Belle Isle many used! 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