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SS City of Chester


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In my grandfather's journal his August 16th entry he states "Embarked at Southhampton on the SS City of Chester - uneventful trip- disembarked at Boulogne next morning" However, when I looked up the SS City of Chester the information stated that it was scrapped in 1907. Does anyone know if there was a second ship by that name seven years later?

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Hi

Took me ages even to find this !!

http://www.clydesite.co.uk/clydebuilt/viewship.asp?id=4255

ss CITY OF CHESTER

built by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow,
Yard No 481


Propulsion: steam, triple expansion, single screw, 11 knots
Launched: Monday, 25/04/1910
Built: 1910
Ship Type: Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 5413 grt
Length: 410.4 feet (BP)
Breadth: 52.2 feet
Owner History:
Ellerman Lines Ltd (Hall Line), Liverpool
Status: Arrived for Scrapping - 30/01/1934

Remarks: Completed: June 1910

Broken up at Dalmuir

Regards,

Graeme

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Thank you so very much. Like you I spent a great deal of time but was not as successful. You solved the puzzle and I'm grateful.

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