The three cargo ships had accommodation for 12 passengers added and were renamed. Later she was hit by a passing ship, that ship was severely damaged.
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In she was renamed again to the SS S. She departed the so-called Cigarette Camps in Europe to bring troops home.
She had load of tons of grain from the tanker Overseas Joyce. She was repaired and put back in service.
On 24 July she capsized and sank in shallow water. Vanguard without change of owners.
She steamed from New York in August to the first run of her new South African cargo liner service.