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Name Official number Flag IMO
CLAN MACTAVISH  144252  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1920  25/11/1920  31/05/1921 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ayrshire Dockyard Co Ltd, Irvine   475 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
7631 grt / 4765 nrt / 452.6 ft  57.7 ft  29.6 ft   
Engine builder Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
Two, steam turbines driving a single screw shaft. 905 NHP. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Clan Line Steamers Ltd., (Cayzer, Irvine & Company Ltd, managers).   Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
31/05/1921 Sea trials and completed.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Torpedoed 08/10/1942 
Disposal Detail
Whilst on an independent voyage, under Capt. E. E. Arthur, from Beira and Durban to New York and U. K, was sunk with a torpedo by the German submarine U 159, in a position 34.53S., 16.45E. S.W. from Cape Town, off Cape of Good Hope. 
 

 



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