Quad Screw Turbo Elect.Passenger Liner, 20,000 shp
579.0 x 76.4 x 26.3
Furness Bermuda Line. Built for luxury cruising between New York & Bermuda. 1937: reg. London. 1939 Sept.: Service as a troop ship. 1946 July: Released from military service. 1947: After fire damage during a refit, purchased by Ministry of Transport for migrant service. 1950: Shaw, Savill & Albion, manager. 1953 Sept.: Carried British troops to Korea. 1954 Apr.: Resumed migrant service. 1957 Oct.: Carried troops to Malaya. 1957 Dec.: Laid up in Southampton. 1958 Jan.: Refitted in Hamburg & renamed. Arcadia S.S.Corp., reg. Andreos. Bremerhaven-Montreal service. 1966 Dec.18: Arrived at Valencia to be broken up.