Registered in London and of steel construction she was 446ft long, had a beam of 60.4ft with a single screw giving a speed of 12.0 knots.
She was broken up in Preston in October 1957.
My Grandad served on this vessel as an able bodied seaman from September 1949 to 20 December 1949 boarding in Manchester after serving on the Newcastle registered SS Clydesfield and eventually leaving the ship in Sunderland.
The plaque at the bottom of the photograph says ' Welcome to the San Ambrosio on her safety voyage to Lagos Nigeria, British West Africa, Sunday 5 November 1949
I am going to have to find a better way of reproducing these old photographs, they are just so shiny!