Built in 1920 by Cammel Laird & Co, Birkenhead for the Cunard SS Co, she was a 19,602 gross ton ship, overall length 624 ft x beam 73.7 ft, one funnel, two masts, twin screw and a service speed of 16 knots. There was capacity for 350 First, 350 Second and 1500 Third Class passengers. Launched on November 27, 1920, she sailed from Liverpool on her maiden voyage to Cobh and Boston on April 19, 1922. On November 2, 1922 she commenced her first Liverpool - Cobh - Boston - New York voyage. Her accommodation was reclassified to Cabin, Tourist and Third Class in April 1929, and on December 16, 1939 she sailed from Liverpool for New York but was forced to return to port after a collision with an escorting warship. On January 6, 1941 she sailed from Liverpool to Suez as a troop ship, and in September 1948 commenced her first voyage from Cuxhaven to Havre and Quebec. She sailed between Cuxhaven and Quebec or Halifax until April 1950 when she instituted London - Quebec sailings. In the autumn of 1950 she was refitted to carry 25 First and 650 Tourist class passengers and on June 14, 1951 sailed Liverpool - Quebec - Southampton. Her first Southampton - Havre - Quebec voyage started July 12, 1951 and her last Quebec - Havre - Southampton crossing commenced November 23, 1955. In January 1956 she was scrapped at Inverkeithing.
[North Atlantic Seaway by N.R.P. Bonsor, vol.1, p.163]
[Posted to The ShipsList by Ted Finch - 25 July 1998]

Source: Immigrant Ship Information