1943 Built by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd. Newcastle as EMPIRE MACCABE (U.K.), a merchant aircraft carrier for the Ministry of War Transport, London and managed by British Tanker Co. Ltd. 1946 Sold to British Petroleum Co. Ltd. (British Tanker Co. Ltd.), converted to a tanker and renamed BRITISH ESCORT (U.K.). 1956 Transferred to BP Tanker Co. Ltd. same name. 1959 Sold to Easthill Shipping Co. Ltd. London and renamed EASTHILL ESCORT (U.K.). 1960 Sold to Mollers Ltd. Hong Kong (River Line Ltd. Bermuda), same name. 13.03.1962: Breaking commenced at Hong Kong.
8477 grt. 4949 nrt. 12450 dwt.