Highland Brigade
Ship Number
812
Vessel Type
Passenger Cargo Ship
Built
Belfast
Yard
East Yard
Slip Number
11
Launch Date
November 1, 1928
Delivered
April 27, 1929
Owner
H.& W. Nelson Ltd
Weight
14131 grt
BP Length
520 feet
Breadth
69 feet
No. of Screws
Twin
Speed (approx)
15.9 knots
Propulsion
Direct Acting (D.A.) Diesel
Official No.
148164
Registered
Belfast
I.M.O.
Fate
Scrapped
 Highland Brigade

[Harland and Wolff Collection]

One of five sister ships which were used for passenger and emigrant trade between London, Portugal and South America.
 
In 1932 she came under the control of Royal Mail Lines and continued this trade until 1940 when she was requisitioned as a troopship.
 
Resumed South America service in 1947 until sold to John Latsis of Piraeus in 1959 and renamed Henriett".
 
Renamed Marianna the following year, rebuilt and used as a Mecca Pilgrimage ship.
 
Scrapped at Kaohsiung, Taiwan in 1965.