Steel Twin Screw Passenger Liner, 4912 nhp
640.3 x 82.2 x 33.7
Orient Steam Navigation Co.Ltd., reg. London. Launched from Australia by wireless by the Governor General, Duke of Gloucester. 1939 Sept.: Converted to transport. 1941: Damaged in a collision with battleship "H.M.S. Revenge". 1946: Refitted at Barrow. 1947 Feb.25: Resumed passenger service. 1954 Sept.17: Began extended service across the Pacific from Sydney which continued for 3 round voyages. 1963 June: Chartered for 4 months as a hotel ship in Hamburg. 1963 Oct. 1: Left Hamburg to be broken up in Antwerp at Tamise.