Vernon City

Built in 1929, by Gray of Sunderland for Reardon Smith Line Ltd. 4748 Gr.Tons 122.1 m LBP: 16.6 m beam.

Torpedoed on 28th June 1943 by U-172, in 4.30S/27.20W whilst on passage from the Tyne to Montivideo with coke and coal. See details of loss in the Memory pages.


Anglo African in the 1930's.
Vernon City on Trials North Sea December 1929.

Vernon City. Page [1] [2]
Memories from RSL staff. Page No. [1] [2] [3] [4]