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Hospital ship name please


RaySearching
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I would be most obliged if someone could decipher the name of the Hospital ship

in the following snip

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Thanks Ray

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Is it HS Aberdonian - a reference to a native of Aberdeen?

 

Steve

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makes a change for me to be helping you Ray.I have similar my casualty brought back on HS Newhaven

Hospital Ship so go look for hospital ship Aberdonian

Biffo :poppy: 

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5 minutes ago, tullybrone said:

Is it HS Aberdonian - a reference to a native of Aberdeen?

 

 

Google tells me you are spot on 

Thanks Steve

Edit and thanks Biffo

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an earlier post from much missed sue light :poppy:

aberdonian.jpg

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Thread here with a photo of HMHS Aberdonian:

 

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  • 3 weeks later...

Aberdonian was a hospital ship from 16 October 1915 until April 1917, with ship code E801, when its status changed to that of ambulance transport. In the latter role, it was used for cross-channel voyages, from April 1917 to 16 June 1919.

 

Mike

 

  

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