|Operator:||Anglo Saxon Royal Dutch/Shell|
|Launched:||28 January 1937|
|Fate:||Scrapped Briton Ferry 1953|
|Displacement:||8,040 tons (gross)|
|Length:||465 feet (142 m) (pp) 482.75 ft (147.14 m) (oa)|
|Beam:||59 ft (18 m)|
|Draught:||27 ft 6 in (8.38 m)|
|Speed:||13 knots (24 km/h)|
1 x 4 inch|
8 x 20 mm
|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, Adula was reconverted to an oil tanker. She served in this capacity until broken up for scrap at Briton Ferry in May 1953.
- "HMS Adula Aircraft Carrier Profile". Fleet Air Arm Archive. http://www.fleetairarmarchive.net/ships/Adula.html. Retrieved 2009-04-11.
- H.T. Lenton & J. J. Colledge. Warships of World War II. Ian Allen. p. 296. ISBN 0-7110-0403-X.