Hospital Ship St. Patrick, WW1?
April 19, 2010
Hi Terry, my father was wounded in France in WW1, and sent back to Uk on ship " St Patrick " I have searched the web for any detail of it and can find nothing, I wonder if anyone could throw any light at all on it at all, especially where to find a photo.
Have a look at your local library for a book called: Hospital Ships and Ambulance Trains, there is a reference to all the other UK saints, St Patrick, St Andrew and St David, all of which converted to hospital ships from cross-Channel ferries for the duration !
Launched 1906: SS ST PATRICK
Built by John Brown Clydebank,
Propulsion: Steam turbine. 3 direct-drive turbines 9500shp 3scr 20kn ....... .. 1926 given new reduction turbines by John Brown