built by Ailsa Shipbuilding Company Ayr,
Yard No 374A

Port of Registry: London
Propulsion: steam, triple expansion, 12 knots
Launched: Wednesday, 01/09/1920
Built: 1920
Ship Type: Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 1457 grt
Length: 250.2 feet
Breadth: 37.2 feet
Draught: 14 feet
Owner History:
General Steam Navigation Company London
Status: Torpedoed & Sunk - 26/09/1941

Remarks: Torpedoed by U124 in 47.40N 23.28W on passage Oporto for Bristol. Twenty two people were killed. Her fleet sister LAPWING was also sunk by the same submarine at this time.
Previous update by Brian Hargreaves

Last updated: by George Robinson from the original records by Stuart Cameron

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