IMO 5267732. Launched as a Troopship. Built 1957 by Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Glasgow. 20,586gt, 4 Pametrada steam turbines, double reduction geared to twin screws. 20 knots. 1957: Completed for service under Ministry of Defence contract. 500 passengers, 1000 troops, 409 crew.  Feb, 1957: Maiden voyage Liverpool/Dakar/Cape Town/Durban/Singapore/Hong Kong. Feb 1963: Following the termination of her trooping charter at the end of 1962, she was chartered for six years to Fairline Shipping Corporation, Liberia, for UK/Australia emigrant service, with an option to acquire. May 1963: Arrived at Wilton~Fijenoord NV, Schiedam for conversion to a passenger liner/cruise ship at a final cost of £4.5 million. 1964, Fairstar, Fairstar Sg Corp. 1997, Ripa, Fairstar Sg Corp. 1997, Broken up.