ss WILLIAM MACKINNON
Yard Number 137?, was named WILLIAM MACKINNON when launched on by Bow McLachlan & Company Paisley , for Imperial British East Africa Co .
This ship had an unhappy end, as she was scuttled on 28/07/1929
Ship Type: Passenger-cargo steamship
Ship's Role: Protectorate Vessel and general purpose
Tonnage: 110grt, 70t displ
Imperial British East Africa Co
1895 Uganda Railways
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