- Type: Passenger
- Displacement: 15,116 tons
- Dimensions: 523 x 70 x 31 ft.
- Machinery: Steam quadruple expansion engines, twin screw, 13,000 ihp = 16 knots
- Passengers: 306 (203 first class, 103 second class)
- Crew: 278
- Builder: Barclay, Curle & Company, Glasgow, Scotland, 1925
- Service: Built for P&O Lines. Maiden voyage 24 APr 1925 London-Colombo-Melbourne-Sydney. Bombay added in 1929, then switched to Far East route. Engines modified 1930 with addition of low pressure exhaust turbine to give 17.5 knots. Commissioned for the Northern Patrol as an armed merchant cruiser, 1939-41. Caught fire in the Atlantic off Sierra Leone 6 Apr 1941 in heavy seas and gale force winds; the crew of 450 were taken off but 20 men were lost. Hulk sunk next day by HMS Broke.