RMS Antwerp (1919)
|Route:||Harwich to Antwerp|
|Builder:||John Brown, Clydebank|
|Launched:||26 October 1919|
|Out of service:||4 May 1951|
|Tonnage:||2,957 gross register tons (GRT)|
|Length:||330 feet (100 m)|
|Beam:||43 feet (13 m)|
|Draught:||18 feet (5.5 m)|
The ship was built by John Brown of Clydebank for the Great Eastern Railway as one of a contract for two new steamers and launched on 26 October 1919. She was placed on the Harwich to Antwerp route.
In 1923 she was acquired by the London and North Eastern Railway. On 20 November 1932 she collided with the American steamer Hastings in a thick fog off Zeebrugge, but was only lightly damaged, and able to continue her voyage.
She was acquired by British Railways in 1948 and scrapped in 1951.
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