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Name: CLAN MACEWEN
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/03/1912
Completed: 06/1912
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 817
Dimensions: 6590grt, 4066nrt, 430.5 x 53.6 x 26.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (29, 49 & 80 x 60ins), 716nhp
Engines by: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133053
History:
15/06/1912 Cayzer, Irvine & Co Ltd, Glasgow
1920 Scottish Shire Line Ltd (Turnbull Martin), Glasgow; renamed BUTESHIRE
1937 British & South American Steam Navigation Co Ltd (Houston Line), Glasgow
25/02/1948 Broken up
Comments: 25/02/1948: Broken up by TW Ward at Preston


Above photo as BUTESHIRE is courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo as BUTESHIRE is courtesy of Kevin Blair