- Type: Cruising vessel
- Displacement: 15,501 tons
- Dimensions: 535 x 68 x 28 ft.
- Machinery: Steam turbines, twin screw = 16 knots
- Passengers: 354 (first class)
- Builder: Cammell, Laird & Co., Ltd., Birkenhead, England 1927
- Service: Built for Blue Star Line (British flag) as Arandora,
for London-east coast of South America service, 1927-28. Rebuilt as cruise
ship at Fairfield shipyard, Govan, and renamed Arandora Star, 1928-29. Military service 1939-40. Torpedoed and sunk by
off Ireland on 2 Jul 1940, while carrying to Canada 1178 German and Italian
internees together with an armed guard of 254 and crew of 176. A total of
805 lives were lost.