Clan Matheson (3)


O.N.137858, 5,960 gross tons, length 405ft x beam 50.5ft, one funnel, two masts, single screw, speed 11 knots.

Completed in Jan.1917 by Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, Sunderland (Yard No.657) for The Clan Line Steamers Ltd (Cayzer, Irvine & Co, Ltd), Glasgow.

She made here maiden voyage to Genoa with a cargo of coal.

On 23rd May 1918 she was sunk in a convoy collision with the American ship WESTERN FRONT in position 40.32N 49.10W while on voyage New Orleans & New York to Nantes with a cargo of barley, oats and steel.

[Register of Merchant Ships Completed in 1917 by Starke / Schell]

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