Ship Details

Rig

Steel Twin Screw Steamer, 16000 ihp

Built

1923

Built In

Tonnage

20,952g 12,823n

Built By

Dimensions

600.8 x 73.4 x 48.6

Demise

Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co., reg. Belfast. Sister to Maloja. 1929: Routed via Bombay. Re-engined with Bauer-Wach exhaust geared turbines. 1939 Oct.: Converted to an armed merchant cruiser, based in Freetown. 1941: Troopship to Bombay. 1942 Nov.11: Present at the North African landings at Arzeu. 1948: Returned to passenger service. 1954: Sold to British Iron & Steel for scrapping at Faslane.

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