HMS Mooltan (F 75)
Armed Merchant Cruiser
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Armed Merchant Cruiser|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Harland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Island)|
|Launched||15 Feb 1923|
|Commissioned||15 Oct 1939|
|End service||20 Jan 1941|
On 9 September 1939 the passenger ship Mooltan of the P. & O. Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London was requisitioned by the Admiralty and converted to an armed merchant cruiser. Conversion was completed on 15 October 1939.
Displacement: 20952 BRT
On 20 January 1941 returned and used as troopship by the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT). On 16 July 1947 returned to owner. Transported migrants to Australia in the early 50's.
Commands listed for HMS Mooltan (F 75)
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|1||Capt. (retired) George Ernest Sutcliff, RN||4 Jan 1940||Jan 1941|
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