She was built by A. Stephen & Sons, Ltd., Glasgow in 1906 and was owned by the Elder Line.
GRT was 4,806 and she was 116m long with a 14.45m beam and 7m draft.
Her engine was a 1 x 3 cyl. triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw with 4 boilers giving a top speed of 14 knots.
On 28 March 1915 Falaba was on a voyage from Liverpool to the West coast of Africa with passengers and general cargo when German Submarine U-28 stopped and sank her off the coast of Southern Ireland.
Of the 145 passengers and 95 crew, 104 lives were lost