|Builder:||John Brown, Clydebank|
|Launched:||30 January 1930|
|Out of service:||7 August 1944|
|Identification:||British Official Number 161037|
|Tonnage:||4,220 gross register tons (GRT)|
|Length:||350.8 feet (106.9 m)|
|Beam:||50.1 feet (15.3 m)|
|Depth:||26 feet (7.9 m)|
In September 1939 the Second World War the ship was requisitioned by the Ministry of War Transport for troop transport. By 1944, she had been converted to a LSI(H) - Landing Ship Infantry (Hand-hoisting). She carried elements of the United States 2nd Ranger Battalion to Pointe du Hoc on D-day.
By 19 July 1944, she had been converted to a hospital ship. On 7 August 1944, she was sunk by a mine while taking casualties from Juno Beach, Calvados, France. A total of 55 patients, ten Royal Army Medical Corps staff, 30 crew and eleven prisoners of war were killed.
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