William MacLean


Mr. MacLean was one of the nine unfortunate men who were killed when the "Comrie Castle" was torpedoed on March 14th, 1918 in the English Channel off St. Catherine's Point, Isle of Wight, whilst on a voyage from London to New York.

Beached on Horse Tail Bank, despite adverse winds and tides, rough seas and other difficulties, she was refloated and beached in a more sheltered position off Netley.   From there she was again refloated and towed to Portsmouth for repair.

Service Record

From

To

Walmer Castle

6th Engineer

2/1915

8/1915

Kenilworth Castle

5th Engineer

9/1915


Comrie Castle

4th Engineer


3/1918

Torpedoed

Killed

14 March 1918

Aged 31

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