RMS Empress of Russia (ship)

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RMS Empress of Russia (ship)

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1913 - 1945


16,810 gross tons, passenger liner in Canadian Pacific Railway’s transpacific service from 1913 to 1914. She served as an armed merchant cruiser from 1914 to 1916, returned to Pacific service, then served as a troopship in the Atlantic from 1918 to 1919. After WWI, she resumed transpacific service until 1941, again served as troopship from 1941 1945, and was destroyed by fire at Barrow in 1945 and scrapped.


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