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Glenstrae/Gone Astray

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Old 15th January 2009, 07:31
teb teb is offline  
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Glenstrae/Gone Astray

Anyone know of Glenstrae reportedly gone astray on one voyage? Teb
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Old 10th March 2013, 01:47
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Glenstrae

Quizzing 94year young mother re 1945 war bride transit from Canada to Sydney AUS, she remembers ship as Glenstrae, and that it later went down in Australian Bight [1946-7?]. Continuing to search info.
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Old 10th March 2013, 01:56
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Quizzing 94year young mother re 1945 war bride transit from Canada to Sydney AUS, she remembers ship as Glenstrae, and that it later went down in Australian Bight [1946-7?]. Continuing to search info.
Thanks yours -await any further info you are able dig up- Regards Teb
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Old 11th March 2013, 13:02
Tom Inglis Tom Inglis is offline  
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There were three Glen Line vessels under the name Glenstrae
1] 1905 - 1917 torpedoed and sunk SW of Bishop rock by German Sub UC 62
2] 1919- 1920 sold to Union Castle in 1920 and renamed Banbury Castle
3] 1922-1949 started life as Glengarry 1939 renamed Glenstrae 1940 damaged by bomb attack in London Docks. 1949 registered in Liverpool and renamed Dolius. Broken up 1953.
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