HMT Empire Halladale

Troop Ship

The Ship

Broken up. 1956

Tonnage: 13,589 - Passengers: 1,886 - Constructed: Vulcan, Hamburg.

The Empire Halladale was formerly known as the Antonio Delfino. She was built for the Hamburg South American Line and sailed on the Hamburg to River Plate route until 1932. During the war she performed various duties and was captured together with Pretoria in Copenhagen in May 1945. She trooped under the management of the Anchor Line until her break-up in 1956.

My Postcards

Message written on the reverse - but no indication of being posted. Mike talks about the temperature being unbearable.


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