- Type: Passenger / general cargo
- Displacement: 2,499 tons
- Dimensions: 330 x 50 x 15.5 ft.
- Machinery: steam turbine, twin screws, 6200 SHP = 18 knots
- Passengers: 1040 (80 first class, 960 deck)
- Builder: Vickers Armstrong Inc, Barrow-in-Furness, England, 1927
- Launched: 16 Jul 1927
- Service: Kedah was built for Straits Steamship Co, Singapore, an associate of the Blue Funnel Line, for service between Singapore and Penang. Requisitioned Dec 1939 as an armed auxiliary vessel. Evacuated the staff of Gen Wavell and 400 refugees from Tjilatjap DEI to Ceylon Mar 1942. Served as Lord Mountbatten's HQ during his return to Singapore after the Japanese surrender in Sep 1945.
After a postwar refit she was sold to the London firm of Harris & Dickson representing Palestinian interests, and became the ZIM Palestine Navigation Co's first passenger ship in 1947. Renamed Kedmah, she brought passengers and immigrants to Israel from Genoa and Marseilles until 1952. Sold back to Harris & Dickson in 1952 and renamed Golden Isles for Mediterranean cruises. Laid up in Genoa in 1955 and scrapped in England in 1957.