Merchant Ship 'FORT HALKETT" Halkett family photo

Merchant Ship 'FORT HALKETT"

This is a watercolor, by Fred Halkett, of the WW2 Canadian Liberty Ship "FORT HALKETT" that was built by Burrard's Vancouver South Yard - 90% riveted and coal fired. She was delivered on 19 November 1 ... show more

This is a watercolor, by Fred Halkett, of the WW2 Canadian Liberty Ship "FORT HALKETT" that was built by Burrard's Vancouver South Yard - 90% riveted and coal fired. She was delivered on 19 November 1942. Had a short life. Was sunk by the German sub U-185 on 6 August 1943 South East of Pernambuco in the South Atlantic. 29 crew lost.

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