ss WILLIAM MACKINNON
built by Bow McLachlan & Company Paisley,
Yard No 137?

Propulsion: 2 x T3cy 2scr
Built: 1890
Ship Type: Passenger-cargo steamship
Ship's Role: Protectorate Vessel and general purpose
Tonnage: 110grt, 70t displ
Length: 70ft
Breadth: 16ft
Owner History:
Imperial British East Africa Co
1895 Uganda Railways
Status: Scuttled - 28/07/1929
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Remarks:
A & J Inglis??
Shipped for reassembly on Lake Victoria at Kisumu but stored at Mombasa until 1895
Construction began in 1898; launched 4/6/1900 and completed 1901
lengthened to 104ft before WW1
armed gunboat during WW1
retired 1929 and sunk in deep water

Previous update by Bruce Biddulph

Last updated: by David Asprey from the original records by Stuart Cameron




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