Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

Ship: EMPRESS OF RUSSIA (1913-1945 Passenger liner 570 feet 173 metres long - originally for the trans-Pacific service of Canadian Pacific Railway, Canada) - see the details box for more information

Port of Registry: London (England, UK)
Net Tonnage: -
Reg Tonnage: -
Gross Tonnage: 16,810
Deadweight Tonnage: -

The Wikipedia Site has a splendidly detailed account of the ship in peacetime and both world wars.
A short history of her varied career follows :
1913-1915 Armed Merchant Cruiser:
1915-1916 returned to trans-Pacific passenger service:
1918-1919 Troopship:
1919-1940 Canadian Pacific's trans-Pacific service:
1940-1944 Troopship:
1944 Accommodation ship for Russian crews then Depot Ship for tugs:
October 1944-June 1945 laid up in Gare Loch, Firth of Clyde :
1945 Work started converting her to Troop Transport: September 1945 Gutted by fire at Barrow (England):
1945 Broken up at Barrow (England)