The Oxfordshire was built at Fairfield, Glasgow for the Bibby Line as a transport ship for troops and their families, with
financial participation of the Ministry of Transport.
Delivered in 1957, 20 586BRT / 186.9 x
23.8m, drive via 2 screws, max 21 knots.
Passengers: 220 I.Class, 100 II.Class, 180 III.Class, 1000 soldiers,
Crew: 409. From 1962 at the free disposal of the Bibby Line. Later remodelled at Harland & Wolff to cruise ship. Still in use as FAIRSTAR