Our Heritage: 1914

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At the outbreak of WWI the Bibby Line ships were requisitioned to serve as hospital ships, troop ships and armed merchant cruisers. Oxfordshire alone carried 53,000 wounded during the war.

By the end of the war Bibby Line had carried over 200,000 British and 25,000 American troops. The Worcestershire became a casualty of this war.

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