Steel Twin Screw Steamer, 1200nhp
500.1 x 62.9 x 37.9
Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co. 1911 Nov.1: Maiden voyage to Australia via the Cape, in a record 37½ days. 1914: Hospital ship, 1916: Troopship, 1917 Apr.25: Torpedoed by the German submarine U-32, 24 miles southwest of Wolf Rock in the English channel. She sank on the 26th April, after all 1,752 Australian troops on board had been able to leave the ship.
My Grandfather fought for 9th