1904 (Rhenania LIZ-10)
- Type: Passenger / general cargo
- Displacement: 7,537 tons
- Dimensions: 507 x 53.25 ft.
- Machinery: Steam reciprocating engines, twin screw = 17.5 knots
- Builder: Harland & Wolff, Limited, Belfast, Ireland, 1894
- Service: Built for Union Line's England-South Africa service. Built to
Admiralty troopship standards and requisitioned for use during the Boer War.
Transferred to Union-Castle Line after merger. Refitted in 1904 and subsequently
worked as mail ship until 1910 when she was replaced by
Balmoral Castle and laid up at Netley
in Southampton Water. Recommissioned for short time as troopship after outbreak
of World War I, being part of first convoy taking the B.E.F. to France. Soon reverted to
mailship duties, then trooping again in Mediterranean during 1918. Chartered in May
1919 to P&O for one voyage to Australia, then returned to the mail run. Transferred
to the intermediate service and in 1923 she was deployed on the Round Africa service,
out via Suez and home via the Cape. Retired in 1925, and broken up for scrap in 1926.