Requisitioned Auxiliaries - O-P-Q

24 August 1903 launched by Workman, Clark & Co, Belfast as Yard Nr 202 named PALMA for the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co, London.

9 October 1903 completed as a passenger / cargo liner at a cost of £107,110. Sister to PESHAWUR (q.v.)

2 August 1914 requisitioned by the Admiralty for service as a Stores Carrier, name unchanged.



Official Number:                      127929

Laid down:

Builder:                                  Sir Raylton Dixon & Co Ltd., Middlesborough

Pennant No:                    Y7.146

Launched:                              30 July 1908

Into Service:                            3 February 1916

Out of service:                         1 December 1918

Fate:                                      1 December 1918 collision, beached became CTL

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