- Type: Cruising vessel
- Displacement: 13,241 tons
- Dimensions: 535-0 x 64-4 x 28-4 ft.
- Machinery: Steam turbine, twin screw = 14 knots
- Passengers: 450 (300 first class, 150 second class)
- Builder: Workman, Clark & Co Ltd, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1921
- Service: Built for Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate S.N. Co for the New York - South American trade. Laid up 1930 at Southampton. Original accommodation included space for 230 third class passengers, but this was reduced on conversion to a cruising vessel in 1932. Worked for the Lamport & Holt Ltd service to the Mediterranean, Atlantic Islands, West Africa, West Indies, Norwegian fjords, and Baltic, with the hull repainted white as shown here. Requisitioned 1939 as Armed Boarding Vessel HMS Vandyck and sent to Halifax, but she was found not suitable for this role and returned to Scapa Flow to serve as depot and accommodation vessel for small Northern Patrol ships. Took part in the Norwegian campaign and was attacked 9 June 1940 off Narvik, Norway by German aircraft which set her on fire. Abandoned the next day, with 7 men lost, the remaining 161 of her crew made it ashore only to become prisoners of war.