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CEVIC / HMS QUEEN MARY / BAYOL /  BAYLEAF /  PYRULA

LIVESTOCK SHIP BUILT FOR THE LIVERPOOL TO NEW YORK TRADE.IN 1914 SHE WAS CONVERTED INTO A DUMMY BATTLE SHIP AND RE-NAMED 'HMS QUEEN MARY' WHOSE PURPOSE WAS TO TRY AND FOOL THE GERMANS THAT SUPPLY SHIPS WERE BEING GUARDED BY A BATTLESHIP.IN 1916 SHE WAS CONVERTED INTO A TANKER AND RE-NAMED 'BAYOL' AND LATER IN 1917 RE-NAMED 'BAYLEAF'.IN 1920 SHE WAS SOLD TO THE ANGLO-SAXON PETROLEUM CO AND RE-NAMED 'PYRULA'.SHE WAS SENT TO GENOA IN 1933 AND SCRAPPED THERE.

 


 

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