Alternate Locations
City Liverpool
State/ Province England
Country United Kingdom
City Quebec
State/ Province Quebec
Country Canada


On July 3, 1940, Ettrick sailed from Liverpool, carrying more than 1,300 Class B and Class C interneees, as well as 900 German POWs and 400 Italians.
Eric Koch cites "Aboard were 1,308 internees in CategoriesB and C, 785 German prisoners of war and 405 Italians."


On July 2, 1940, at 15:00PM, Eric Koch left the detention camp on the Isle of Man, arrived in Liverpool at 21:00PM, and the next morning he boarded Ettrick.


Eric Koch cites: "When William Heckscher, who hailed from Hamburg abd knew about ships, first saw her, he was pleased; she looked like a good ship."


  1. Heckscher, William
  2. Koch, Eric