Walter Afford, 1902

Name
Walter /Afford/
Given names
Walter
Surname
Afford
Type
birth name
Name
William /Afford/
Given names
William
Surname
Afford
Type
birth name
Birth 1902
Immigration May 18, 1924 (aged 22 years)

SS ‘California’
SS ‘California’

Note: Built by A. Stephen & Sons Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland, 1923. 16,792 gross tons; 553 (bp) feet long; 70 feet wide. Steam turbine engines, twin screw. Service speed 16 knots. 1,760 passengers (251 first class, 465 second class, 1,044 third class).One funnel, two masts with four full and four partial decks. Built for Anchor Line, British flag, in 1923 and named California (1923). Glasgow-Moville (Ireland)-New York. service. Transferred to British Admiralty, British flag, in 1939. Armed merchant cruiser then troopship in 1942 service. Damaged by air attack west of Oporto, set on fire, then sunk on July 11, 1943.
Immigration June 22, 1924 (aged 22 years)
SS ‘California’
SS ‘California’

Note: Built by A. Stephen & Sons Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland, 1923. 16,792 gross tons; 553 (bp) feet long; 70 feet wide. Steam turbine engines, twin screw. Service speed 16 knots. 1,760 passengers (251 first class, 465 second class, 1,044 third class).One funnel, two masts with four full and four partial decks. Built for Anchor Line, British flag, in 1923 and named California (1923). Glasgow-Moville (Ireland)-New York. service. Transferred to British Admiralty, British flag, in 1939. Armed merchant cruiser then troopship in 1942 service. Damaged by air attack west of Oporto, set on fire, then sunk on July 11, 1943.
Immigration July 21, 1924 (aged 22 years)
SS ‘California’
SS ‘California’

Note: Built by A. Stephen & Sons Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland, 1923. 16,792 gross tons; 553 (bp) feet long; 70 feet wide. Steam turbine engines, twin screw. Service speed 16 knots. 1,760 passengers (251 first class, 465 second class, 1,044 third class).One funnel, two masts with four full and four partial decks. Built for Anchor Line, British flag, in 1923 and named California (1923). Glasgow-Moville (Ireland)-New York. service. Transferred to British Admiralty, British flag, in 1939. Armed merchant cruiser then troopship in 1942 service. Damaged by air attack west of Oporto, set on fire, then sunk on July 11, 1943.
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Note: Built by A. Stephen & Sons Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland, 1923. 16,792 gross tons; 553 (bp) feet long; 70 feet wide. Steam turbine engines, twin screw. Service speed 16 knots. 1,760 passengers (251 first class, 465 second class, 1,044 third class).One funnel, two masts with four full and four partial decks. Built for Anchor Line, British flag, in 1923 and named California (1923). Glasgow-Moville (Ireland)-New York. service. Transferred to British Admiralty, British flag, in 1939. Armed merchant cruiser then troopship in 1942 service. Damaged by air attack west of Oporto, set on fire, then sunk on July 11, 1943.
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Note: Built by A. Stephen & Sons Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland, 1923. 16,792 gross tons; 553 (bp) feet long; 70 feet wide. Steam turbine engines, twin screw. Service speed 16 knots. 1,760 passengers (251 first class, 465 second class, 1,044 third class).One funnel, two masts with four full and four partial decks. Built for Anchor Line, British flag, in 1923 and named California (1923). Glasgow-Moville (Ireland)-New York. service. Transferred to British Admiralty, British flag, in 1939. Armed merchant cruiser then troopship in 1942 service. Damaged by air attack west of Oporto, set on fire, then sunk on July 11, 1943.
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Note: Built by A. Stephen & Sons Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland, 1923. 16,792 gross tons; 553 (bp) feet long; 70 feet wide. Steam turbine engines, twin screw. Service speed 16 knots. 1,760 passengers (251 first class, 465 second class, 1,044 third class).One funnel, two masts with four full and four partial decks. Built for Anchor Line, British flag, in 1923 and named California (1923). Glasgow-Moville (Ireland)-New York. service. Transferred to British Admiralty, British flag, in 1939. Armed merchant cruiser then troopship in 1942 service. Damaged by air attack west of Oporto, set on fire, then sunk on July 11, 1943.
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