"Were they not fit for purpose when built? If not who paid for the upgrades"?
For me they were quite possibly the most reliable ships that BP had in those days, in one case not requiring drydocking/repair port for 5 years from the builders, and certainly better than the P class.
The greatest cross I have to bear is the cross of Lorraine.
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