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Name: PORT MACQUARIE
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/1912
Completed: 09/1912
Builder: Hawthorn, Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 456
Dimensions: 7236grt, 426.0 x 54.1 x 37.3ft
Engines: Q4cyl (27.5, 39, 56 & 81.5 x 54ins), 777nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 135132
History:
09/1912 Anglo-Australasian Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
1914 Commonwealth & Dominion Line Ltd, London
1927 William Thomas Shipping Co Ltd; renamed CAMBRIAN MARCHIONESS
1928 CW Kellock & Co Ltd, London
1929 Clan Line Steamers Ltd (Cayzer, Irvine & Co Ltd, managers); renamed CLAN GRANT
1935 British & South American Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Glasgow
1939 Stanhope Steamship Co Ltd, London; renamed STANGRANT
13/10/1940 Sank
Comments: 13/10/1940: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U37 120 miles NW of St Kilda
Part of convoy HX-77 from Hampton Roads to Belfast
Cargo of steel & scrap metals. 8 lives lost.


Above photo as PORT MACQUARIE courtesy of John Ingram

Above photo as PORT MACQUARIE courtesy of Gordon Ross

Above photo as PORT MACQUARIE courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo as CLAN GRANT courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo as CLAN GRANT copyright of Alex Duncan

Above photo showing CLAN GRANT with RALPH BROCKLEBANK is copyright of Colin Leonard

Above photo showing CLAN GRANT with STANLOW is copyright of Colin Leonard