|Launched:||20 December 1934|
|Fate:||Scrapped Blyth 1954|
|Displacement:||8,016 tons (gross)|
|Length:||463 ft (141 m) (pp) 481 ft (147 m) (oa)|
|Beam:||59 ft (18 m)|
|Draught:||27 ft 6 in (8.38 m)|
|Speed:||13 knots (24 km/h)|
|Aircraft carried:||Four Fairey Swordfish|
As a MAC ship, she had no aircraft hangar, and continued to carry normal cargoes, although operating under Royal Navy control. Only her air crew and the necessary maintenance staff were naval personnel.
At the end of the war, Alexia was reconverted to an oil tanker, and renamed Ianthina in 1951. She served in this capacity until broken up for scrap at Blyth in 1954.