This ship was built in Glasgow, Scotland by the Fairfield Company Ltd. for Canadian Pacific Ltd. of Canada
and she was launched bearing the name Princess Patricia. She was built to serve on Canada's west
coast carrying passengers between Vancouver to Victoria, British Columbia. This role lasted through
the 1950s and by the 1970s she was doing regular cruises North to Alaska. Her routes were generally between
Puget Sound, Skagway and Sitka, Alaska to Vancouver and between November and May of each year she operated
Los Angeles, California and Acapulco, Mexico.
In 1980 she was laid up then later used as a hotel ship during the World Fair Vancouver during 1986.
She was scrapped a few years later.