ⓘ HMS Cheshire

                                     

ⓘ HMS Cheshire

HMS Cheshire, was a ship of the Royal Navy, named after the English county of Cheshire. Previously a cruise ship, she served as an armed merchant cruiser acting as convoy escort and troopship in World War II.

Cheshire turned out to be Doughty in her military role:

She was torpedoed twice on submarines, but each survived and returned to service after overhaul.

She also survived a submarine attack on a small convoy of troopships passing through the English channel from Southampton, England to Cherbourg, France, containing only himself and the SS Leopoldville, more than 800 lives Leopoldville went down.

During Cheshires very next start, transportation engineer combat battalion United States 289-m from Southampton to Le Havre between 28 and 31 December 1944, another troop transport in convoy on the same route, the SS Empire javelin, was lost for a possible mine on 28 December.

Cheshire was used as a repatriation ship at the end of the war in 1945, and returned to her owner in 1948. She was broken up in Newport in July 1957.

                                     
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