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Murmansk convoy

What passenger liner is here shown on her way from Murmansk to Glasgow?

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Definitely a 'ferry'. Channel ferry type. Might have been use as an escort vessel for support vessels and picking up survivors?

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Ship closely resembles either "Dinard" or "St Briac" (both 1924; 2,290 grt) built for the Southern Railway Southampton-St Malo cross channel service. "St Briac" was mined and sunk in 1942. By 1945 "Dinard" was in use as a transport having been a 'hospital carrier' for most of the war.
http://www.simplonpc.co.uk/SouthernRailway/Dinard-01-hosp.jpg
 

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It is supposed to show a ship from the convoy that brought the Sørøya refugees to Glasgow, but the foreground shows what is clearly a Norwegian fishing boat. So, I suspect the information may be slightly wrong someplace.
 

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