Hms kent

In August 1940 requistioned by the Admiralty and converted to the ocean boarding vessel HMS CRISPIN, armed with two 6in guns and some light AA-guns. CRISPIN SS was a British Cargo Steamer of 5,051 tons built in 1935 by Cammell, Laird & Co. for the Booth S. S. Co. She was powered by a steam triple expansion engine of 603nhp giving 13 knots.