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SS Douglas stuck in ice
The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway steamer SS 'Douglas' trapped in ice in the Skagerrak. The picture was painted in 1926 by A.J. Jansen from a photograph taken by the ship’s steward, Mr A.P. May, who had walked out on to the ice from the vessel to capture the image. It is held in the Goole Museum.
 
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Postcard - goole & Continental service

The SS Douglas was a cargo vessel built by Clyde Shipbuilding Company, Port Glasgow, and launched on 2nd February 1907 for the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Company, Goole.

Later owners were:

 1922 London & North Western Rly Co.,
1923 London Midland & Scottish Rly Co.,
1937 Stanhope Steamship Co.
1937 G.Mavroleon, Greece, and 1938 B.Athanassiedes, Piraeus

She was also named Suzy (1938) Hermes (1938) Nepheligertis (1937) Stancourt (1937) and Ioanna (1939)

She was shelled and sunk by U.37 120 miles west of Cape Finisterre on 1st June 1940 whilst sailing from Alexandria for the Tyne .

 



 

 

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