SS Avoceta Archival Collection

Avoceta (1923) Yeoward Line (British)

Built by Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co, Dundee. Tonnage: 3,442 GRT. Dimensions: Length 319.0 ft (97.2 m), Width 44.2 ft (13.5 m). Propulsion: 3-cylinder triple-expansion engine; single screw, 395 NHP. Speed: 11 knots. Launched: 21 September 1922. Fate: Sunk by torpedo, 25 September 1941 in the North Atlantic. Note: SS Avoceta was a British steam passenger liner. She belonged to Yeoward Line, which carried passengers and fruit between Liverpool, Lisbon, Madeira and the Canary Islands.


Front Cover, Yeoward Line SS Avoceta Tourist Passenger List - 18 April 1936.

1936-04-18 SS Avoceta Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Yeoward Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 18 April 1936
  • Route: Liverpool to Tenerife, Madeira, and Return to Liverpool
  • Commander: Captain D. McPhee
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