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Name Official number Flag IMO
CLAN MACFADYEN  111220  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1899  09/08/1899  09/1899 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow Castle Yard  241 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2830 grt / 1755 nrt / 326.2 ft  40.2 ft  23.5 ft   
Engine builder Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow
Engine detail
T3cyl (23", 38", 63" x 42") 317nhp 12kn, 1-screw,  

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Clan Line Steamers Ltd - mng Cayzer, Irvine & Co, Glasgow   Glasgow  23/09/1899 
Other names
1921 SHUNKA MARU - 1925 SHINKA MARU - 1926 SHUNKA MARU 
Subsequent owner and registration history
11/1899 Sir Charles W Cayzer, David Rennie and James MacKenzie, (same managers).
1901 The Clan Line Steamers Ltd., (same managers).
1903 Sir Charles W Cayzer, David Rennie and James MacKenzie, (same managers).
01/07/1907 Managers restyled as Cayzer, Irvine & Company Ltd.
1909 The Clan Line Steamers Ltd, (same managers).
1921 Yamamoto Shoji K. K., Amagaski, and renamed SHUNKA MARU.
 
Vessel history
2/5/1916 Whilst on a voyage from Mauritius to London, was attacked with gunfire by a submarine in the Bay of Biscay, but escaped.
09/09/1916 until 10/03/1917 Collier Transport No. 1273.
1917 collided with ps EARL OF ERNE, both vessels running without lights due to suspected presence of U-boats.
30/06/1917 until 16/03/1918 Collier Transport No. 1273.
17/03/1918 until 30/05/1918 Expeditionary Force Transport No. C.0268, moving stores from Taranto to Salonika.
31/05/1918 until 27/02/1919 Liner Requisition scheme.
 
Remarks
1925 Renamed SHINKA MARU. Possibly a spelling mistake in Lloyd's Register for 1925/26
1926 Reverted to SHUNKA MARU.  
End year Fate / Status
1932  Wrecked 19/07/1932 
Disposal Detail
Whilst on a voyage from Tsingtao to Chemulpo, Korea with salt, struck rocks and sank 37.03N 125.58E, near Incheon 
 

 



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