The Canadian-built Fort Halkett Halkett family photo

The Canadian-built Fort Halkett

WW2 Canadian Liberty Ship "FORT HALKETT" that was named for John Wedderburn Halkett.She was built by Burrard's Vancouver South Yard - 90% riveted and coal fired. She was delivered on 19 November 1942 ... show more

WW2 Canadian Liberty Ship "FORT HALKETT" that was named for John Wedderburn Halkett.She was built by Burrard's Vancouver South Yard - 90% riveted and coal fired. She was delivered on 19 November 1942 to the owners/managers: J&J Denholm Ltd. of Glasgow. She had a short life. Bound in ballast from Bone to Rio de Janeiro the ship was east of Rocife when sunk by German submarine U-185 - south east of Pernambuco in the South Atlantic. 29 crew lost.

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