Passenger Vessel "Nestor", built in 1912 by Workman & Clark & Co - Belfast. Owned by Blue Funnel Line and worked route between UK - Australia - UK. She took her first voyage in 1913 and in 1915 was commandeered as a troopship. In 1920 she resumed service on UK - Australia route. In 1932 she was withdrawn from service from conversion from 350 passenger capacity to 175. In 1939 she was commandeered as a troopship and in 1946 again returned to service on the UK - Australia route. In 1949 "Nestor" was broken up in Scotland.
Propulsion: Twin Screw, triple expansion steam
Dimensions: length 172m, breadth 21m
Maximum Speed: 14 knots
Passengers: first 350.
Refer - "Home & Back" by Stuart Bremer