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HMS Medina (1911)

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Alternative name(s):
  • RMS Medina (1911) (Later known as)
Date: 1911-1911
History: Ordered by P&O Steam Navigation Co for their London to Australia route, it was decided during building that the ship would be used to take King George V and Queen Mary to and from India for their royal tour in 1911. On return it reverted from a naval ship to Royal Mail Ship. [Source:]
Functions, occupations and activities: Ships > Naval vessels | Ships
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C242982
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1911: correspondence, photograph and memoranda in connection with temporary conversion to a royal yacht
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus