built by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton in 1911
built by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton,
Yard No 945
Propulsion: Twin screw driven by two sets of triple expansion engines
Launched: Monday, 09/10/1911
Ship Type: Passenger cargo vessel
Tonnage: 5128 grt
Length: 411 feet
Breadth: 52 feet 6
Draught: 23 feet 5
British India Steam Navigation Company, Glasgow & London
Status: Bombed & Sunk - 01/05/1943
December 1911: Completed.
Ambulance carrier WWI.
On 15/06/1919: On voyage, Aden to Port Said, stranded on Mushjera Reef and remained fast for over a year.
September 1920: Cut in two and the stern salvaged. Taken to Bombay where a new bow section, built by Denny, was attached.
1923: Returned to service.
01/05/1943: Sunk by air attack while trooping, Alexandria to Malta, in position 32.40N 19.53E.
Photo supplied by John Ward~McQuaid.
Additional data by Bruce Biddulph
Previous updates by Colin Campbell, George Robinson
Last updated: by Bruce Allan from the original records by Stuart Cameron