Vessel name on Arrival: City of London
Original Builder: Workman Clark of Belfast
Original Yard No: 236
Official Number: 124162
Vessel Type: cargo
Year Built: 1907
Arrival Date: 26/09/1946
Breakup Started: 10/10/1946
Date First Beached: 26/09/1946
Date Breakup Completed: 18/02/1947
Draught For’d: 3' 0"
Draught Aft: 4' 6"
Cargo-Passenger vessel built for Ellerman's City Line. Port of Registry – Glasgow
Normal Service Run : London – Bombay – London
Launched : 20-11-1906
Completed : February 1907
Dimensions : 149.7 mts x 17.6 mts
Propulsion : Quadruple Expansion Steam Reciprocating Engine delivering 15 knots.
1916 : Converted for war service as Armed Merchant Cruiser
1916-1918 : China waters
August 1918 – November 1918 : Convoy Escort Duties in the Atlantic
In July 1919 : Refurbished, new accommodation for 300 passengers, and returned to Owners.
In 1939, she was again taken into the service of her country, serving as a troopship this time.
Arrived at Arnott Young Shipbreakers, Dalmuir, in June 1946. Hulk down to Troon's WSSCL in September.