SS Clan Macneil (1921)
The SS Clan Macneil was a British cargo steamer of the Clan Line. She was built by the Ayrshire Dockyard, Irvine, North Ayrshire and launched on 1 December 1921. As with the majority of the ships of the Clan Line, she was named after a Scottish clan, in this case Clan MacNeil.
|Name:||SS Clan Macneil|
|Operator:||Clan Line Steamers Ltd, London|
|Launched:||1 December 1921|
|Fate:||Scrapped in 1952|
|Class and type:||Steam merchant ship|
|Length:||610 ft 6 in (186.08 m)|
|Beam:||53 ft 4 in (16.26 m)|
|Draught:||33 ft 3 in (10.13 m)|
|Speed:||11 knots (20 km/h)|
Clan Macneil collided with the Belgian cargo ship TS Princess Marie Jose on 8 August 1937 in the North Sea off Dunkerque, Nord, France. Princess Marie Jose beached herself there to avoid sinking and was refloated on 10 August.
- "Casualty Reports". The Times (47760). London. 11 August 1937. col F-G, p. 6.
- Jordan, Roger (1999). The World's Merchant Fleets: 1939. The Particulars and Wartime Fates of 6,000 Ships. London: Chatham Publishing. ISBN 1-86176-023-X.
- "1146281". Miramar Ship Index. Retrieved 3 June 2009.
- Gary, Lucas. "ss CLAN MACNEIL". Clydebuilt Ships Database. clydesite.co.uk. Archived from the original on 19 September 2004. Retrieved 3 June 2009.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)