Rendezvous - South Atlantic: A ship past its prime, with one last fateful mission... by Douglas Reeman
In 1941, when she was turned into an armed merchant cruiser, the S.S. Benbecula was already old. Yet even she was needed to protect the vital Atlantic sea lanes.
Commander Lindsay, her new captain, had to work desperately to mould the ship's company - raw recruits and old timers - into a fighting force.
And better than anyone, Lindsay knew this could be his last command, his last chance...