March/April 1962 arrived Royal Albert Dock, London, from lay-up in River Blackwater. [Email from Mike Bird Jan 2009].
Built as escort carrier USS ESTERO for US Navy and then transferred to Royal Navy as HMS PREMIER.
1948 sold to Blue Star Line and rebuilt as refrigerated cargoship RHODESIA STAR. 1967 sold and renamed HONGKONG KNIGHT. Broken up Kaohsiung 5 Jan 1974.
Oyster Company ledger 10 November 1962 compensation 2 weeks 2 days.
13 February 1963 compensation 1 week 4 days.
Feb/March 1962 dates are from "Blue Star Line" by Tony Atkinson.
Mid Essex WSS - Lloyds List: arrived 26 Oct 1962 sailed 13 Feb 1963.