ss CLAN MACLACHLAN
built by Alexander Stephen & Sons Glasgow,
Yard No 385

Port of Registry: Glasgow
Propulsion: Steam, triple expansion, 400 nhp, 10.75 knots
Launched: Monday, 29/01/1900
Built: 1900
Ship Type: Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 4729 grt
Length: 395.3 feet
Breadth: 48 feet
Draught: 27.1 feet
Owner History:
Cayzer Irvine & Co., Glasgow
Status: Sunk - 19/07/1917

Remarks: Under the command of Captain JE McLean she was run down by the Italian steamer EUROPA when 60 miles SW of Cape Spartel on passage Cardiff for Gibraltar. As it was wartime both ships were sailing without lights. Her third engineer Mr N Peacock was killed by the collision and five Lascar seamen drowned.
Previous update by Paul Strathdee
Previous update by Bruce Biddulph

Last updated: by George Robinson from the original records by Stuart Cameron




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