Clan MacIndoe (2)


As Gulf Heron

Life after Clan Line

Bombed & Lost at Basrah - 1980

About 200 ships of over 20 nations were caught in the Shatt-al-Arab when the 1980 war broke out.

Many ships, including the ex-Clan MacIndoe were bombed and strafed and subsequently abandoned.

The Launch - August 1959  &

Maiden Voyage - 1959

Clan

MacIndoe

Left Liverpool

9 December

For India

Master

S S Davidson

Chief Officer

J K Robinson

Second Officer

B H Bowen

Third Officer

D Stonehouse

Cadets

A Meldrum

R A Hunter

P Hardy

Radio Officer

W S Joice

Carpenter

P A Cranston

Purser/Catering Officer

R M Taylor

Chief Engineer

J McB Reid

Second Engineer

S Peel

Jnr Second Engineer

K J R McBurnie

Third Engineer

A Ireland

Fourth Engineer

R J McWhinnie

Fifth Engineer

D O Thornber

Sixth Engineer

J D Ham

First Electrician

D McRae

Second Electrician

W J Stone

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Christmas - 1970

Clan

MacIndoe

Left London

18 September

For Mauritius

Master

S Williams

Chief Officer

P McArthur

Second Officer

D Grimes

Third Officer

D King

Radio Officer

C Ritchie

Bosun

A Debnath

Chief Engineer

F Benham

Second Engineer

D McLardie

Jnr Second Engineer

D Littlewood

Third Engineer

M Hattersley

Fourth Engineer

P Thomas

Junior Engineer

D Patterson

Engineer Cadets

G Stewart

N Borthwick

D Johnson

J Slater

Electrician

J Finnegan

ERS

A Chakraborty

Purser/Catering Officer

G Peachey

Chief Cook

D Meyers

Second Steward

M Ali

Rescue at Sea - 1972

Clansman - August 1972

Clan

MacIndoe

Left London

16 February

For E Africa

Master

P Rose

Chief Officer

M Jackson

Second Officer

L Bellcourt

Third Officer

J Dick

Cadets

S Kagimu

D Kalua

B Maulana

N Donaldson

Radio Officer

D Smith

Carpenter

L Caisley

Bosun

K Bhattacherjee

Chief Engineer

J Cochrane

Second Engineer

A Kituri

Jnr Second Engineer

A Milne

Third Engineer

J Tribble

Fourth Engineer

J Rowett

Junior Engineer

M Roberts

M O’Connell

Engineer Cadets

E Geen

R Thistlethwaite

Electrician

J Finnegan

ERS

N Das

Purser/Catering Officer

G Peachey

Chief Cook

M Nark

Second Steward

Omroo

Vessel

Built

Service

Tonnage

Clan MacIndoe (2)

1959

1979 Sold to Gulf Shipping renamed Gulf Heron

7395

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type

HP

Screws

301401

John Brown

Clydebank

John Brown

Clydebank

Motor 5 Cyl

Doxford

5400 BHP

1

Master

Date

Left

Destination

S A Davidson

12/1959

Liverpool

India


4/1960

Swansea

S Africa


9/1960

Liverpool

S Africa


5/1961

London

S & E Africa


9/1961

Liverpool

Colombo


2/1962

Liverpool

S & E Africa


6/1962

Liverpool

S & E Africa

L Pogson

10/1962

Liverpool

S & E Africa


1/1963

Liverpool

India


6/1963

London

E Africa


12/1963

Liverpool

Colombo


6/1964

Liverpool

E Africa


10/1964

Liverpool

S & E Africa


2/1965

Liverpool

S & E Africa


12/1965

Liverpool

S & E Africa


5/1966

Liverpool

S & E Africa


9/1966

Genoa

S & E Africa

T Coats

12/1966

Liverpool

S & E Africa


4/1967

Liverpool

S & E Africa


8/1967

London

S & E Africa

H M Walden

1/1968

Liverpool

S & E Africa


5/1968

Birkenhead

Ceylon & India


11/1968

Rotterdam

Australia

T R Kendra

5/1969

Birkenhead

India & E Pakistan

D Cornwell

10/1969

Antwerp

Mauritius & Malagasy

T H Graham

3/1970

Birkenhead

India & E Pakistan

S Williams

9/1970

London

Mauritius


3/1971

London

S Africa & Mauritius

P J Rose

9/1971

London

E Africa


2/1972

London

E Africa

F Moss

11/1972

Birkenhead

S Africa & Beira

S Hagan

3/1973

London

E Africa


8/1973

Hamburg

S Africa & Beira


1/1974

Glasgow

S Africa & Beira


7/1974

London

S Africa

T Roberts

9/1975

Cochin



1/1976



G S Gann

3/1976

Rotterdam



6/1976

Dublin


T Roberts

8/1976


Port Said


2/1977


Ascension

P R Kent

11/1977


Avonmouth

G B Thomson

2/1978

Dar es Salaam


A Cruikshank

6/1978


Marseilles

W Pritchard

4/1979

Birkenhead


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