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HMHS St David was one of 5 Military Hospital Ships which commenced service in the first month of the War. Her sisters St Andrew and St Patrick were also Cross Channel steamers, each adapted for 180 patients. From 24th August to 3rd September 1914 these vessels made 9 trips in total,from either Le Havre or Rouen,to Southampton,carrying a total of 3,787 patients. The St David was renamed "Rosslare" in 1932 and scrapped in 1933.

Photographs of this ship can be found LIFE magazine (US) photo archives on-line

Last updated 22 October, 2019

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