Ship Details

Rig

Steel Screw Steamer, 521 nhp

Built

1900

Built In

Tonnage

7,043g 4,484n

Built By

Dimensions

442.5 x 52.8 x 32.1

Demise

Ocean S.S.Co.Ltd. (A. Holt & Co. mgr) Blue Funnel Line, reg. Liverpool. 1915 April: Employed on Admiralty service between Alexandria and the Dardanelles carrying Indian troops. Came under fire from the Turkish shore batteries, 2 killed. Next used as a wounded reception ship. Later: Rescued 49 survivors from the torpedoed troopship Royal Edward, sunk on Aug.13 in the Aegean with the loss of 132 lives. 1916: Mar.31: Torpedoed off Ushant by U-44. 5 lost.

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