Steenbok

Passenger/Cargo Steamer of 8,101 tons built in 1950 by Greenock Dockyard Co, Greenock for The Clan Line Steamers Ltd, Glasgow as the CLAN SHAW.

She was powered by 3 x steam turbines double reduction geared to single shaft.

1950: Completed.

1959: Transferred to Bullard King & Co Ltd, London.

December.1959:Transferred to Springbok Line Ltd, London.

January.1960: Transferred to Springbok Shipping Co Ltd, Cape Town, South Africa and subsequently renamed STEENBOK.

1st July 1961: Company sold by B&C Shipping Co Ltd to South African Marine Corporation Ltd, Cape Town. Managers became Safmarine, and subsequently renamed SOUTH AFRICAN SEAFARER.

1966: Renamed S A SEAFARER.

1st July 1966: Stranded at Green Point in the entrance to Table Bay while on a voyage from Glasgow to Beira with a general cargo. She broke her back and became a constructive total loss. She was broken up in situ.

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