Ship Details

Rig

Twin Screw Steamer, 2,997 nhp.

Built

1931

Built In

Tonnage

14,170g 7,689n

Dimensions

522.5 x 71.4 x 33.1

Demise

Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co., reg. London. Far East service. 1939: Armed merchant cruiser. 1940: Damaged in collision with the aircraft carrier HMS Hermes off Freetown. Repaired. 1944: Converted in Mobile, Alabama into a troopship for the Far East. 1945: Part of the first convoy to enter Singapore after the war. 1949 Feb.: Resumed P&O Far East service. 1961 Sold to shipbreakers at Osaka, Japan.

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