- Type: Passenger / general cargo
- Displacement: 10,346 tons
- Dimensions: 472 x 65 x 25.5 ft.
- Machinery: Diesel, twin screws = 17 knots
- Passengers: 376 (261 first class, 115 second class)
- Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd, Wallsend-on-Tyne, Sunderland, 1935
- Service: Built for Melbourne Steamship Co. Ltd. of Melbourne, Australia. Plans to convert her to an armed merchant cruiser in 1939 were never carried out and she remained in the coastal trade. Collided with and sank minesweeper Goorangai on 20 Nov 1940. Requisitioned as a troopship in Feb 1942 operating to the Far East and South West Pacific areas. Transported released prisoners-of-war back to Australia in late 1945. Returned to her owners in Apr 1946, but then taken up on charter by Royal Australian Navy from Jul 1946, serving on the Australia-Japan run supporting the British Commonwealth Occupation Force. Returned to owners in Mar 1949 and resumed peacetime coastal trading and Pacific island cruising. Sold 1960 to Grosvenor Shipping Co of Hong Kong, then resold to Kie Hock Shipping Co. Renamed Tong Hoo in 1961 and used on Hong Kong-Indonesia passenger service. Sold to Africa Shipping Co in 1966, renamed Lydia, and employed on India/Pakistan-East Africa route. Laid up 1967 at Singapore and scrapped 1973 in Taiwan.