HMAT A64 Demosthenes
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|Name||HMAT A64 Demosthenes|
|Builder/Built||1911 Harland & Wolff, Belfast|
Built for the Aberdeen Line. In peacetime she was used by the Aberdeen Line on the UK to Australia route. Leased by the Commonwealth and made five trips as a troop ship, the last one under the control of the Admiralty who took her over on 16 Mar 1917.
In 1923 its owners were G. Thompson & Co of London. In 1928 the ship was managed by the Oceanic Line and carried passengers between the UK and Brisbane. It was scrapped in 1931.