Count of Rochambeau
Chantiers & Ateliers de St Nazaire
598 ft (182 m)
63 ft 4 in (19.30 m)
SS Rochambeau was a French Transatlantic ocean liner.
She was named after the
Count of Rochambeau, a French nobleman and soldier who participated in the American Revolutionary War. The second of a "à classe unique" ("unique class") of liners commissioned by the Compagnie générale transatlantique. Entering service in 1911, she was a larger version of the which had entered service in 1908. Chicago
Between 1915 and 1918, she was part of a regular service between
Bordeaux and New York, the company's flagship the having been requested as a hospital ship during France World War I. Refitted in 1926, she was scrapped in Dunkirk in 1934.
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