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S.S. Duchess of Bedford / Empress of FranceS.S. Duchess of Bedford / Empress of France

R.M.S. Empress of Britain IILR.M.S. Empress of Britain IIL

R.M.S. Empress of EnglandR.M.S. Empress of England

R.M.S. Empress of Britain IL
R.M.S. Empress of Britain IL

S.S. Empress of CanadaS.S. Empress of Canada

S.S. Duchess of RichmondS.S. Duchess of Richmond

Empress of AustraliaEmpress of Australia

S.S. MontcalmS.S. Montcalm

Empress of ScotlandEmpress of Scotland

Empress of BritainEmpress of Britain

Duchess of AthollDuchess of Atholl

S.S. MinnidosaS.S. Minnidosa

S.S. MontclareS.S. Montclare

S.S. MontroseS.S. Montrose

S.S. MontroyalS.S. Montroyal

Canadian Pacific Steamships




S.S. Duchess of Bedford / Empress of France

RMS Empress of France était un paquebot construit en 1928 par John Brown à Clydebank au Royaume-Uni pour les Canadian Pacific Steamships et lancé en tant que SS Duchesse de Bedford en 1928. Elle a été rebaptisée Empress of France en 1947.

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R.M.S. Empress of Britain IIL

Topaz (ou SS Topaz) est un ancien paquebot de croisière construit en 1955, sur les chantiers navals de la Clyde, proche de Glasgow.

Il fut réalisé pour la Canadian Pacific Ships sous le nom de RMS Empress of Britain. Il changea plusieurs fois de nom au cours de sa carrière.

Après avoir été heurté en 2008 par le tanker Champion Brali, il a été échoué à Alang en Inde pour être démantelé.

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R.M.S. Empress of England

RMS Empress of England était un paquebot construit en 1956-1957 par Vickers-Armstrongs, Newcastle, Royaume-Uni, pour le Canadien Pacifique Steamships. Le navire a été lancé en 1956; et elle a entrepris son voyage inaugural en 1957. Elle était un navire de soeur presque identique à l'Empress of Britain.

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R.M.S. Empress of Britain IL

Le RMS Empress of Britain est un paquebot transatlantique de la Canadian Pacific Steamship Company construit entre 1928 et 1931 par John Brown & Company et qui assurait la liaison régulière entre le Canada et le Royaume-Uni entre 1931 et 1939.

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S.S. Empress of Canada III

L’Empress Of Canada est un paquebot construit en 1961 par les chantiers Vickers-Armstrong de Newcastle pour la Canadian Pacific Steamship Company.

Après avoir eu divers noms et armateurs, il est détruit à Alang en 2003 sous le nom d’Apollo.

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S.S. Duchess of Richmond

SS Duchess of Richmond was an ocean liner built in 1928 for Canadian Pacific Steamships by John Brown & Company in Clydebank, Scotland. In 1947 she was renamed SS Empress of Canada.

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S.S. Empress of Australia

SS De Grasse was an ocean liner built in 1920–1924 by Cammell LairdBirkenheadUnited Kingdom for the Compagnie Generale Transatlantique, and launched in February 1924.She was refitted for Canadian Pacific Steamships in 1953, then renamed in that same year as the Empress of Australia.

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S.S. Montcalm

Montcalm, sister of Montrose II and Montclare, was built by John Brown & Co, Glasgow and was launched in 1920. She made her Liverpool-Halifax-St. John maiden voyage on 17 January 1922. On the return leg, she rescued 23 members of the crew of the Norwegian steamer Mod.

In 1928, she was sent to Harland & Wolff, Belfast, for the installation of new single reduction turbines. When she returned to service in March 1929, she was placed on the Southampton-Canada route. She also made some Antwerp-Canada, Hamburg-Canada and Liverpool-Canada sailings over the next few years. In 1930, Montcalm made one of only two calls Canadian Pacific ever made at Reykjavik, Iceland.

By 1932, Montcalm was used principally for cruising out of Liverpool, but continued to make occasional Atlantic crossings out of Antwerp, Southampton and Liverpool. Her last crossing, from Liverpool, was in April 1939. When World War II began in September, the ship was taken over and renamed RMS Wolfe. Wolfe served successively as an armed merchant cruiser (1939), a troop transport (1941), a submarine depot ship (1942) and a destroyer depot ship (1943). Purchased by the Admiralty in 1942, she never returned to Canadian Pacific, but was laid up in 1950 and sold for breaking up in 1952.

Haws states that the renaming of Montcalm was necessary to avoid confusion with a French cruiser of that name. The selection of Wolfe as the new name, though, appears to have been quite deliberate. Major General James Wolfe and the Marquis de Montcalm were the opposing commanders in the Battle of Québec (13 September 1759), during which they both were killed. Québec was the decisive battle of the French and Indian War, which solidified British control of Canada and the end of French rule there.


Empress of Scotland

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). This ship was 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.

In 1942, she was renamed RMS Empress of Scotland – the second of two CP vessels to be named Empress of Scotland.[2] In 1957, the Hamburg Atlantic Line purchased the ship and re-named her TS Hanseatic.[3]

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Empress of Britain

RMS Empress of Britain was a transatlantic ocean liner built by Fairfield Shipbuilding at Govan on the Clyde in Scotland in 1905-1906[1] for Canadian Pacific Steamship (CP). This ship -- the first of three CP vessels to be named Empress of Britain[2] -- regularly traversed the trans-Atlantic route between Canada and Europe until 1922, with the exception of the war years.

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Duchess of Atholl

RMS Duchess of Atholl was one of a class of four steam turbine ocean liners built in Glasgow in 1927–29 for Canadian Pacific Steamships Ltd's transatlantic service between Britain and Canada.

In the Second World War she was converted into a troop ship. In 1942 a U-boat sank her in the South Atlantic, killing four of Duchess of Atholl's crew, whilst 821 survivors were rescued.

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S.S. Minnidosa

SS Minnedosa was one of a pair of transatlantic steam ocean liners that were built in the United Kingdom, launched in 1917 and operated by Canadian Pacific until 1935. Her sister ship was Melita.

In 1935 Flotte Riuniti Cosulich-Lloyd Sabaudo obtained both ships, renamed them, and converted them into troop ships for the Italian governmentMinnedosa was renamed Piemonte, and in 1936 passed to Lloyd Triestino.

In 1942 a Royal Navy submarine torpedoed Piemonte, but she was beached and refloated. On 1943 she was damaged in an Allied air raid and then scuttled. In 1949 she was raised and scrapped.

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S.S. Montclare

Montclare was a passenger ship built by the John Brown and Company on Clydebank for the Canadian Pacific Steamship CompanyMontreal. She was later purchased by the Royal Navy during World War II.

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S.S. Montrose

HMS Forfar (F30), formerly the ocean liner SS Montrose, was an armed merchant cruiser commissioned into Royal Navy service in 1939 and sunk in 1940.

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S.S. Montroyal

 RMS Empress of Britain (at the beginning) was a transatlantic ocean liner built by the Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company at Govan on the Clyde in Scotland in 1905–1906[Note 1] for Canadian Pacific Steamship (CP). This ship – the first of three CP ships to be named Empress of Britain[Note 2] – regularly traversed the transatlantic crossing between Canada and Europe until 1923, with the exception of the war years. Empress of Britain was the sister ship of RMS Empress of Ireland, which was lost in 1914.

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