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Name Official number Flag IMO
CHIEFTAIN  124202  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1907  11/05/1907   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ailsa Shipbuilding Co, Ayr   182 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1088 grt / 767 nrt / 241.7 ft  33.1 ft  11.1 ft   
Engine builder Clyde Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Port Glasgow
Engine detail
1 screw, T3Cyl (21.5, 35, 58 x 36in), 257nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
David MacBrayne Ltd., Glasgow.  Glasgow  18/07/1907 
Other names
Subsequent owner and registration history

1919 North of Scotland, Orkney & Shetland S.N. Co. Ltd., Aberdeen
1925 Prince Charles Ltd. - Canadian National Steamships, Prince Rupert BC.
1940 Union Steamships Ltd., Vancouver.
1945 Oriental Navigation Co. Ltd., Haifa.
1947 Zarati SS Co, Panama - John Livanos & Sons 

Vessel history

When sold to Zarati Steamship Co she was registered in Panama trading between Marseilles and Beira then sailed to West Indes (one voyage). Returned to lay up in Marseilles until sailing for Spezia and subsequent scrapping.

After alterations completed by 1929 the tonnages were 767 net and 1344 grt.

Built for Glasgow Stornoway route. Launched by Mrs David Hope MacBrayne. Largest MacBrayne ship to date. Cargo worked by silent electic winches. 
End year Fate / Status
1952  Broken Up 06/01/1952 
Disposal Detail
Broken up at La Spezia. 


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