In 1939 she was used by the German Navy as a U-Boat depot ship, but at the beginning of 1945 her use had changed to being a hospital ship. Sold in 1969 to Compagnia Nueve del Oriente SA, Panama, remaining under Jaguar's management. Sold in 1961 to Société Anonyme Monegasque d'Armement et de Navigation, Monaco and renamed Vimy. Empire Fowey. Sold in 1947 to James Conracting & Shipping Co Ltd and renamed Foremost 106. Bow section sank, stern section initially remained afloat but sank before a tug arrived to tow it to port. Launched on 15 September 1944 and completed in November 1944. She left Recife under tow on 31 August 1961 and arrived at Ymuiden, Netherlands on 7 October. Empire Metal was an 8,032 GRT tanker which was built by Furness Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Haverton Hill-on-Tees. Empire Mary was a 487 GRT tug which was built by Clelands (Successors) Ltd, Willington Quay-on-Tyne. Empire Mandarin was a 7,078 GRT cargo ship which was built by Shipbuilding Corporation Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne. Sold in 1963 to Kantara Shipping Ltd, Cyprus. Photograph: Hulton Getty Wed 5 Apr 2017 00.00 EDT Sold later that year to Societa Armadora Insular Sa, Panama and renamed Silver Wake. 74-Z Speeder Bike: Speeder: CL 4 Scout transport generally used by Scout Troopers. Sold in 1949 to Wallem & Co, Hong Kong. This engine had been fitted to the 1927 built Elax in 1946, Elax was then scrapped. Empire MacDermott was a 7,952 GRT MAC cargo ship which was built by William Denny & Bros Ltd, Dumbarton. Sold in 1953 to Sterling Shipping Co Ltd, Bahamas and renamed Sterling Victory. Operated under the management of Mollers Ltd, Hong Kong. Sold in 1947 to Straits Steamship Co Ltd and renamed Merliman. To Ministry of Public Buildings and Works in 1963 and renamed Bucket Dredger W 2. Launched on 26 May 1941 as Clan Buchanan. AT-AT Featured Ship: EMPIRE ORWELL (1936) Shipping Line: ORIENT STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY LTD. Empire Mustang was a 242 GRT tug which was built by J S Watson Ltd, Gainsborough. Launched on 30 April 1945 and completed in June 1945. Empire Maytime was a 394 GRT coaster which was built by Ailsa Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Troon. Sold in 1956 to Bulk Oil Steamship Co Ltd and renamed Pass of Kintail. To MoWT and renamed Empire Mariner. Arrived on 4 May 1959 at Hong Kong for scrapping. To MoWT in 1941 and renamed Empire Moorhen. Bombed on 29 June 1941 and damaged in the North Sea (53°05′N 01°30′E / 53.083°N 1.5°E / 53.083; 1.5). Sold in 1951 to Aviation & Shipping Co Ltd and renamed Avistone. Fitted with a new diesel engine in 1964. Empire Meteor was a 7,457 GRT cargo ship which was built by J L Thompson & Sons Ltd, Sunderland. 1976 Scrapped Karachi. Launched on 6 April 1942 and completed in June 1942. Launched on 22 May 1944 and completed in August 1944. Empire Miranda was a 7,054 GRT cargo ship which was built by Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow. Operated under the management of J A Billmeir & Co Ltd. Sold in 1961 to Mullion & Co Ltd, Hong Kong and renamed Ardbrae. Sold in 1950 to Constants (South Wales) Ltd, Cardiff and renamed Nordeflinge. Allocated in 1946 to the French Government and renamed Medea. Placed under the Chinese flag in 1955. On 6 June 1967 she was detained in the Great Bitter Lake due to the Arab–Israeli conflict. Hit amidships on 27 January 1944 with Liberty ship Edward Kavanagh and holed. Arrived on 14 November 1962 at Cartagena, Spain for scrapping. Later renamed SS. Sold in 1961 to Margalante Compagnia Navigazione, Panama and renamed Delta. Anchor Line. On 26 July 1943 she put into the Clyde with engine damage. Removed from shipping registers in 1966. Empire Moat was a 2,922 GRT ore carrier which was built by Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow. You took pot luck on which one you would be travelling on and luck was generally in short supply. Launched on 20 December 1941 and completed in March 1942. Empire Moose was a 6,103 GRT cargo ship which was built by Virginia Shipbuilding Corp, Alexandria, Virginia. Cost: the cost of this ship in refined materials. Empire Martaban was a 7,542 GRT cargo ship which was built by Burntisland Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Burntisland. Completed in 1919 as West Isleta for the USSB. Sold in 1960 to P Kyprianou & Partners and renamed Sheikh. Requisitioned by the Admiralty for proposed conversion to an armed boarding vessel, name Empire Might allocated. Renamed Eudoxia in 1957. Arrived on 29 November 1959 at Hamburg for scrapping. Scrapped in December 1978 at Perama, Greece. 1960 SAFINA-E-HUJJAJ, Pan-Islamic SS Co, Karachi. Empire Manor was a 7,036 GRT cargo ship which was built by Short Brothers Ltd, Sunderland. P&O became the 'parent' company. Charlton Star, Potsdam Empire Jewel FOWEY Safina-E-Hujjaj, Pretoria Empire Doon ORWELL Gunung Empire Mica was an 8,032 GRT tanker which was built by Furness Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Haverton Hill-on-Tees. Sold in 1963 to Milne Bros, Marshall Islands and renamed Nei Raete II. Now 565 GRT. Transferred to Royal Fleet Auxiliary in December 1946 and renamed RFA Wave Liberator. The Empire ships were a series of ships in the service of the British Government. Scrapped in April 1971 at Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Ships could also be fitted witâ¦ Empire Moulmein was a 7,047 GRT cargo ship which was built by John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields. Empire Mayport was a 394 GRT coaster which was built by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley. Scrapped in September 1957 at Newport, Monmouthshire. Launched on 2 July 1943 and completed in December 1943. Selected Troopships of WWII - Scroll down to see total list. Sold in 1964 to Sunbeam Navigation Co Ltd, Panama and renamed Sunbeam. In WW2 she served as both an accommodation ship and a troopship. To MoWT and renamed Empire Kamal. Launched on 24 September 1942 and completed in April 1943. It was present at the Battle of Scarif in ... 550 Multi-Troop Transports, 6,250 Armored Assault Tanks and 1,500 Platoon Attack Craft. A malleable vehicle, they could serve as troop transports, medical ships, rescue vessels or in any manner of roles but their lightly armored exteriors meant they had to be shielded and protected by the fleet. Operated under the management of Mollers Ltd, Hong Kong. Empire Maple was a 129 GRT tug which was built by R Dunston Ltd, Thorne. To MoWT in 1946, but not renamed until 1950 when Furness, Withy wished to use her name for a new ship. Sold in 1957 to Hua Siang Steamship Co and renamed Hua Mui. Completed in 1939 as Panther for Laeisz Line. They are capable of carrying large numbers of Jaffa and deploying them onto the battlefield. Napoletani, Italy and renamed Rania G. Scrapped in June 1983 in Palermo, Italy. Empire Maymead was a 394 GRT coaster which was built by H Scarr Ltd, Hessle. One of the first ships of the republic, a light galley of moner type (or Monoremi, a single row of oars), here of 24 rowers, used for dispatching with larger units. She spent several periods as a troop transport from 1935. Scrapped in June 1962 at Piraus, Greece. There may have been others which I am not aware of. Sold in 1946 to Imperial Oil Co Ltd, Canada and renamed Imperial Halifax. Sold in 1947 to Clyde Shipping Co Ltd and renamed Flying Typhoon. Troop Ship is a type of ship in Empires: Dawn of the Modern World. Operated under the management of Mollers Ltd, London. Empire Magpie was a 6,211 GRT cargo ship which was built by Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company, Kearny, New Jersey. subsequent names in lower case after that name. She was the HQ ship during surrender operations at Singapore. Operated under the management of Counties Ship Management Co Ltd. Sold in 1950 to London & Overseas Freighters Ltd and renamed London Trader, then sold later that year to Compagnia Maritime Azores, Liberia and renamed Nico. Renamed Empire Clyde in 1953. Ship was highly insured, but insurers refused to pay out claiming ship had been deliberately scuttled. Operated under the management of Gloria Shipping Ltd, Hong Kong. Passenger Ship. Torpedoed on 29 August 1940 by U-100 and sunk at 56°06′N 13°33′W / 56.1°N 13.55°W / 56.1; -13.55 when a straggler from Convoy OA 204. EMPIRE ORWELL in trooping colours. Sold in 1954 to Pacific Shipowners Ltd and renamed Meklong. Transferred in 1963 to the Ministry of Public Buildings & Works. In collision with HMT Empire Ken in Valletta Harbour, Malta in 1951. Sold in 1951 to Mount Line Ltd and renamed Mount Parker, remaining under Mollers' management. It was present at the Battle of Scarif in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and escaped with the Death Star plans.Unfortunately a faulty hyperdrive subsystem - perhaps an act of Imperial sabotage - allowed Darth Vader to pursue the Tantive IV to Tatooine, where the Empire impounded it. Behind the Scenes: During the making of Empire, the Rebel transport was known as the âTuna Shipâ due to its slight pink hue. New diesel engine fitted in 1962. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. With a tonnage of 8,418grt, a length of 495ft, a beam of 64ft 4in. Sold in 1966 to Agenor Shipping Ltd, Cyprus. Launched on 29 October 1944 and completed in December 1944. Empire Mammoth was a 938 GRT bucket dredger which was built by Fleming & Ferguson Ltd, Paisley. Sold in 1947 to Ta Hing (H K) Ltd, Hong Kong and renamed Sing Hing. Launched on 17 April 1942 and completed in August 1942. Imperial I-Class Star Destroyer: Capital Ship: CL 20 The iconic warship of the Imperial Navy. Completed in October 1943. Sold in 1956 to John S Monks Ltd, Liverpool and renamed Cliffville. Sold in 1947 to Straits Steamship Co Ltd, Hong Kong and renamed Mawai. Operated under the management of K S Pang, Hong Kong. Operated under the management of Goulandris Bros Ltd,Greece. On 19 June 1950 she suffered an onboard explosion and sank 300 nautical miles (560 km) south of Suez (25°31′N 35°27′E / 25.517°N 35.45°E / 25.517; 35.45) while carrying a cargo that included explosives. Completed in December 1918 as West Totant for the USSB. Empire Moonbeam was a 6,849 GRT cargo ship which was built by Hong Kong & Whampoa Dock Co Ltd, Hong Kong. Operated under the management of W R Carpenter & Co Ltd, Australia. Launched on 12 October 1943 and completed in December 1943. Sold in 1969 to Free Trader Shipping Ltd, Cyprus. Troop Ship. Wreck sold in 1947 to Italian buyers, raised and towed to Messina, arriving on 5 July 1948. Sold in 1947 to Mediterranean & Atlantic Lines Ltd and renamed Granpond. On 27 December 1972, St Ives capsized in bad weather north west of Ferrol, Spain while under tow by tug Smit Pioneer and sank at 44°21′N 08°57′W / 44.35°N 8.95°W / 44.35; -8.95. Empire Mountain was a 2,906 GRT cargo ship which was built by William Gray & Co Ltd, West Hartlepool. Arrived on 21 August 1962 at Faslane for scrapping. Scrapped in July 1966 at Hirao, Japan. Sold in 1948 to Alexandra Towing Co Ltd and renamed Flying Kestrel. Sold in 1956 to Motor Shipping Corporation of Seven Seas, Panama and renamed Matador. Now fitted with a diesel engine and 325 GRT. Sold to G Dagnino, Italy. Mostly they were used during World War II by the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT), who owned the ships but contracted out their management to various shipping lines. Completed in 1935 as Pontos for F Laeisz, Hamburg. Launched on 4 April 1946 as Empire Maydream and completed later that year as Maydream for Ta Hing (H K) Ltd, Hong Kong. Sold in 1947 to Metal Industries Ltd and renamed Metinda IV. Troop Transport Ships ... SS Vienna and SS Empire Parkeston, there was also SS Empire Wansbeck. Completed in 1921 as Memnon for the USSB. GV. Operated under the management of K S Pang, Hong Kong. Sold in 1951 to Moller Line Ltd and renamed Hannah Moller. Completed in 1938 as Pomona for F Laeisz & Co, Hamburg. Launched on 23 December 1943 and completed in March 1943. Launched on 6 October 1941 and completed in December 1941. Information in captions has been researched as thoroughly as possible but it accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Launched on 3 September 1940 and completed in December 1940. One … Most of her employment was now between the UK and the Far East, including service in the Korean War. Empire Ibex was abandoned on 2 July and sank. EMPIRE FOWEY (Ministry Of Transport) Built by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, as Potsdam in 1936 for Hamburg-America but transferred to Norddeutscher Lloyd before completion. Operated under the management of T Y Chao, Hong Kong. Sold in 1957 to Navigation Bulgare Maritime and renamed Vassil Levsky. Launched on 9 February 1944 and completed in June 1944. Sold in 1947 to the Government of British Guiana and renamed Mazaruni. Launched on 23 December 1942 and completed in April 1943. The government therefore converted several captured German passenger ships to Empire troop ships. Acadia To Pioneer Steamship Corp, New York in 1920, returned to USSB in 1921.  Damaged on 26 April 1943 by a mine off Rabat, Morocco at 34°08′N 07°58′W / 34.133°N 7.967°W / 34.133; -7.967 beached and initially expected to be declared a total constructive loss. Empire Manor was abandoned and she broke in two the following day, with the stern section sinking.  Launched on 1 July 1941 and completed in September 1941. Launched on 8 March 1943 and completed in May 1943. Media in category "World War II troop ships of the United Kingdom" The following 4 files are in this category, out of 4 total. Sold in 1948 to Nouvelle Compagnie Havraise Peninsulaire de Navigation, Paris and renamed Ville de Diego Suarez. Unlike normal empires, a Fallen Empire is fully developed at the start of the game, and due to their extremely large and powerful fleets they should not be provoked until your fleet strength and technology is comparable. Sold in 1947 to Elders & Fyffes Ltd and renamed Reventazon. Launched on 31 May 1945 and completed in August 1945. Empire MacMahon was an 8,856 GRT MAC tanker which was built by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd, Wallsend. Some ships requisitioned during the Suez Crisis were also given the Empire prefix. Launched on 24 January 1944 and completed in March 1944. Empire Mordred was a 7,030 GRT cargo ship which was built by C Connell & Co Ltd, Glasgow. Launched on 18 March 1943 and completed in April 1943. Sold in 1946 to Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd and renamed Naninia. Empire Merchant was a 3,457 GRT cargo ship which was built by Deutsche Werft, Hamburg. Sold in 1946 to British Tanker Co Ltd and renamed British Pilot. Lancastria by Alfred Lockyer. Empire Mist was a 7,241 GRT cargo ship which was built by William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland. Sold in 1953 to Shun Cheong Steam Navigation Co and renamed Adelina. The Empire Halladale was formerly known as the Antonio Delfino. Launched on 14 June 1941 and competed in August 1941. Sold in 1948 to Ho Hong Steamship Co (1932) Ltd, Singapore and renamed Hong Tat. Survivors rescued by MV Otto Leonhardt. 17,518 tons, 17.5 knots. Refer to 'ship details' for more accurate data. Later named Empire Clyde). Empire Mace was a 7,177 GRT (11,650 tons displacement) cargo ship which was built by Consolidated Steel Corporation, Wilmington, California. Sold in 1965 to Tat Pin Shipping & Trading Co, Singapore. Scrapped in November 1968 at Singapore. Empire Kamal was a 7,862 GRT cargo ship which was built by Bremer Vulkan Schiff- und Maschinenbau, Vegesack. I have just stumbled across your interesting web site on troop ships and found the reference to the old Empire Test. Empire Morley was a 7,068 GRT cargo ship which was built by Shipbuilding Corporation Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne. Empire MacKay was an 8,908 GRT MAC tanker which was built by Harland & Wolff Ltd, Govan. Launched in 1938 as Hohenfels for DDG Hansa, Bremen. Empire MacRae was an 8,252 GRT MAC cargo ship which was built by Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow. Arrived on 21 February at Hong Kong for scrapping. Sold in 1949 to Townsville Harbour Board, Australia and renamed Lalor. Fans get their first look at the Nebulon-B frigate in The Empire Strikes Back, a truly classic film that is coming back to theaters during its fortieth anniversary.The frigate is one of the most unique ships in the entire saga. Sold in 1948 to Yui Kong, China and renamed Jui Hsin. Launched in August 1945 and completed in January 1946. You can freely move troops between your own planets without needing a fleet, but if you intend to assault planets, troop ships are necessary. Torpedoed on 14 October 1942 by U-618 and sunk at 54°00′N 40°15′W / 54°N 40.25°W / 54; -40.25 while a member of Convoy SC 104. Laid down as Empire Margaret and launched on 16 June 1946 as Sun XVII. Scrapped in September 1969 in Bombay. Featured Ship: EMPIRE TROOPER (1922) Shipping Line: BRITISH INDIA STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY LTD. To French American Lin in 1920, returning to USSB later that year. On 19 September 1974 she ran aground at Andros Island, Greece and then sank in deep water. Sold in 1955 to Stanthorpe Steamship Co Ltd and renamed Stanthorpe. Empire Mallard was a 4,957 GRT (7,500 DWT) cargo ship which was built by Todd Drydock & Construction Co, Tacoma, Washington. Empire Moon was a 7,472 GRT CAM ship which was built by J L Thompson & Sons Ltd, Sunderland. There may have been others which I am not aware of.  Sold in 1947 to F M Pereda, Spain and renamed San Antonio. Launched in August 1945 and completed in February 1946. Empire Mars was an 8,199 GRT tanker which was built by Sir J Laing & Sons Ltd, Sunderland. Launched on 15 June 1942 and completed in August 1942. Their names were all prefixed with "Empire". Operated under the management of J P Hadoulis Ltd, London. Sold in 1950 to Union des Remorquage de Dakar and renamed W Ponty. Refloated on 26 June 1941 and towed to Philadelphia where she was declared a constructive total loss. Starships of the Galaxy. Launched on 17 October 1944 as Empire Jean and completed in January 1945 as Empire Mary. Operated under the management of J Manners & Co Ltd, Hong Kong. Launched in 1929 as Eastern Prince for Furness, Withy & Co Ltd. Requisitioned in November 1940 and converted to a troopship. Sold in 1960 to Springbok Shipping Co Ltd and renamed Gemsbok. In: Ships Part of our Photographs gallery Medium: Black & White Negative. Sold in 1963 to Maradelanto Compagnia Navigazione, operated under the management of M Angelos Ltd. sold in 1965 to Celestial Shipping Corporation SA, Panama and renamed Gloria. These included Empire Fowey, Empire Halladale, Empire Ken, Empire Orwell, Empire Trooper and Empire Windrush. GV. Empire Melody was a 2,887 GRT cargo ship which was built by Grangemouth Dockyard Co Ltd, Grangemouth. Renamed Castle Hill in 1949. Renamed Empire Clyde in 1953. The Republic Troop Transport, also known as the RTT, was a ground transport that saw widespread use by the Grand Army of the Republic during the Clone Wars. Ran aground on 16 September 1970 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) off Terschelling lighthouse (53°25′N 05°00′E / 53.417°N 5°E / 53.417; 5). To Lykes Brothers-Ripley Steamship Co Inc in 1933 then to MoWT in 1940 and renamed Empire Mahseer. Launched on 8 June 1944 and completed in August 1944. The Tantive IV was the consular vessel of Leia Organa back during the time of the Empire. to British Armed Forces, Return be of interest. EMPIRE TROOPER leaving harbour. Launched on 10 April 1941 and completed in July 1941. Refloated on 14 July 1958 and sent to drydock where she was declared a constructive total loss. "Empire Fowey" troopship at anchor at Southampton. Now 554 GRT. The Empire Windrush was an ex-troop ship on which immigrants from the West Indies travelled to Britain in the 1940s. Empire Minotaur was a 235 GRT tug which was built by A Hall & Co Ltd, Aberdeen. the tragedy of the Troopship "Lancastria", The The troopship is similar in appearance to a Tel'tak but is far larger, surpassing even an Al'kesh in height. Sold in 1965 to SA Italiene Lavore e Maritimi, Italy and renamed Nettuno. Sold and repaired, to MoWT in 1942 and renamed Empire Mersey. Released on 5 June 1975 when the Suez Canal was reopened to traffic. Three ships were in service, namely the S.S. âEmpire Wansbeckâ, the S.S. â Vienna â and the H.M.T. She was sold in 1954 and departed Nagasaki on 20 December 1954 under tow bound for Hong Kong. Launched on 21 December 1945 and completed in 1946. Sold in 1968 to Pomos Shipping Co Ltd, Cyprus, operated under the management of Chios Navigation Co Ltd, London. Sold in 1947 to Straits Steamship Co Ltd, Hong Kong and renamed Membau. Scrapped in Dublin. Allocated to the Dutch Government in 1942 and renamed Jan van Goyen. Operated under the management of O Gross & Sons Ltd, London. The problem of the transport of troops by sea in naval ships or merchantmen has always involved questions of the greatest difficulty. Sold in 1947 to Straits Steamship Co Ltd and renamed Meluan. Remained under Tsavliris's management. Collided on 26 September 1941 with Empire Moon and sank near Point Armour, Strait of Belle Isle. Description: EMPIRE TROOPER (1922) leaving harbour, dressed overall. Fallen empires are vestigial remnants of millennia old, extremely powerful empires that have become chronically stagnant and decadent over the ages. Scrapped in March 1962 at Valencia, Spain. Sold in 1962 to Zanlouk Compagnia Maritime SA, Panama and renamed Popi K. Sold in 1968 to Astrovlanis Compagnia Navigatione, Panama and renamed Gold Sky. Empire Maytree was a 394 GRT coaster which was built by Ailsa Shipbuilding Ltd, Troon. Many of these ships carried only a few passengers, and some carried native passengers on deck. Sold in 1959 to Pacific Ruler Corporation, Liberia and renamed Panaghia T. Operated under the management of Tsakalatos Navigation Corporation, New York. Empire Mauritius was a 7,320 GRT cargo ship which was built by Bartram & Sons Ltd, Sunderland. Sold in 1965 to Madam Poonsri Sutharom, Thailand. In August 1949 she was raised, but broke in two. Operated under the management of Hunting & Son Ltd. Sold in 1955 to D B & E A Montanari, Italy and converted to a bulk carrier. The World War II 'Empire' ships covers a wide range of vessels, ranging from tugs, coasters, tankers and cargo ships to passenger liners, both wartime built and requisitioned, and post war reparations ships. Courtesy of Larry (G) "In addition to the two in the photos, SS Vienna and SS Empire Parkeston, there was also SS Empire Wansbeck. Launched on 4 March 1946 as Empire Mercia and completed in December 1946 as Empire Star for Blue Star Line. Refloated on 3 March and arrived under tow on 10 March at Alexandria, Egypt. Empire Malta was a 3,539 GRT (4,310 DWT) cargo ship which was built by William Gray & Co Ltd, West Hartlepool. Sold in 1949 to Motor Lines Ltd, operated under the management of Olsen, Johnston & Co Ltd, Glasgow. Sold in 1947 to Elders & Fyffes Ltd and renamed Nicoya. Empire Wansbeck: 1943: ex- Linz, (North German Lloyd), war prize, 1946 renamed Empire Wansbeck, Harwich-Hook of Holland, 1961 sold to Greece, renamed Esperos. Sold in 1946 to Armement Deppe SA, Belgium and renamed Anvers. Arrived on 16 October 1971 at Kaohsiung, Taiwan for scrapping. Sold in 1945 to Gowan Steamship Co Ltd and renamed Hartland Point. Completed in November 1946 for W H J Alexander Ltd. Sold in 1968 to Società Rim. Sold in 1976 to the Government of the People's Republic of China. Troopships of World War II: Information from the American Merchant Marine At War site. Sold in 1961 to Newport Screw Towing Co Ltd and renamed Dunhawk. Operated under the management of P T Garina Line, Indonesia. Sold in 1946 to Fairplay Towage & Shipping Co Ltd, Avonmouth and renamed Lucy Borchard. Thus Ancient Rome used the navis lusoria, a small vessel powered by rowers and sail, to move soldiers on the Rhine and Danube. Sold in 1965 to Seka SA and renamed Kali Limenes. troopship - ship for transporting troops ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight troop carrier , troop transport - any land or sea or air vehicle designed to carry troops Towards, troops carrying kit bags on the shoulders, heading towards the ship. Sold in 1948 to British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd and renamed Thika. Renamed Starline Merchant in 1957. These ships were developed to be incredibly versatile, serving as both starfighter and troop transport, depending on the configuration. Sold in 1966 to Manizade Vapuru Donmata Istiraki and renamed Manizade. Sold in 1959 to Canero Compagnia Navigazione SA, Panama and renamed Parnon. Sold in 1946 to T & J Harrison and renamed Tribesman. See also: The Galactic Empire, Star Destroyers, Vehicles This article is a collection of Vehicles produced for or widely used by The Galactic Empire and their respective eras in which they are present. Imperial Star Destroyer: Mon Calamari Cruiser: Frigates. TIE Fighter: Starfighter: CL 7 Main starfighter used in the Galactic Empire. The Empire ships were a series of ships in the service of the British Government. Damaged on 9 April 1942 by enemy bombing at Colombo, Ceylon. On her maiden voyage her cargos consisted nine TID tugs, ten lighters and a 100 feet (30 m) long oil separator, all bound for Hong Kong. Scrapped in October 1970 at Hsingkiang, China. Empire Maymorn was a 394 GRT coaster which was built by Charles Hill & Sons Ltd, Bristol. Sold in 1951 to Britannia Steam Towing Co Ltd and renamed Clyneforth. Sold in 1950 to Pacific Union Marine, Panama and renamed Atlantic Unity. Empire Mead was a 254 GRT tug which was built by Ferguson Bros, Port Glasgow. 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