Category: SS Diomed (1922)

Categories: Ships by Name | 1920s Ships

SS Diomed (1922) was the fourth ship of the Blue Funnel Line to bear the name Diomed. Diomed was the name of the Derby winner of 1780, the first year in which the Derby was run. See http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/lines/bluefunnel.shtml.

  1. Diomed (1868) 1894 sold to Japan, renamed Genzan Maru. 1,848
  2. Diomed (1895) 1915 torpedoed and sunk off Scilly Isles. 4,672
  3. Diomed (1917) 1918 shelled and sunk by U-Boat off Nantucket. 7,523
  4. Diomed (1922) 1952 scrapped. 10,453
  5. Diomed (1956) 1970 transferred to Glen Line, renamed Glenbeg, 1972 reverted to Diomed, 1973 sold to Macao, renamed Kaising.

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