Clan MacKenzie (4)

Clan Mackenzie was a 7,039 GRT cargo ship which was built in 1942 for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT) as Empire Cato.

In 1948 she was sold to Clan Line and renamed Clan MacKenzie, serving until 1960 when she was scrapped.

The ship was built by William Gray & Co. Ltd., West Hartlepool. She was launched on 10 November 1942 and completed in December.

The ship was 431 feet 5 inches (131.50 m) long, with a beam of 56 feet 2 inches (17.12 m) and a depth of 35 feet 2 inches (10.72 m). She had a GRT of 7,039 and a NRT of 4,851.

She was propelled by a triple expansion steam engine which had cylinders of 241⁄2 inches (62 cm), 30 inches (76 cm) and 70 inches (180 cm) diameter by 48 inches (120 cm) stroke.

The engine was built by the Central Marine Engine Works, West Hartlepool.



Years in Service


Clan MacKenzie (4)


Ex Empire Cato

1947 purchased from MOWT and renamed Clan MacKenzie

1960 scrapped


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