J. Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields, Yard # 522
Soon after completion converted to a CAM (Catapult Aircraft Merchantman) ship.
Equipped with a Hawker Hurricane fighter that could be launched but not recovered...
Used to shoot down German aircraft that were shadowing convoys & homing in U-boats.
06/1941- Ministry of War Transport (Hall Brothers Steamship Co Ltd, managers)
1945- HAZELBANK, Bank Line Ltd, Glasgow
1957- IRINICOS- Cia Naviera Nuevo Mundo SA, Panama
1963- IRIS II, Salinas Cia Naviera SA, Panama
15.2.1967- Broken up Hong Kong by Ming Hing & Co.