Allied Warships

HMS Empire MacRae (MU)

Escort Carrier of the Merchantile Conversion class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeEscort Carrier
ClassMerchantile Conversion 
Built byLithgows Ltd. (Port Glasgow, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched21 Jun 1943 
Commissioned20 Sep 1943 
End service 

Grain ship conversion. Aquired in 1942.

Operated as an escort in the Atlantic. Returned to merchant service postwar being named Alpha Zambesi in 1947, then Tobon in 1954 and finally Despina P. in 1967. She was scrapped at Kaohsiung starting in April 1971.


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