Clan Stuart (3)


On the 11th March 1940 she was sunk in collision with ORLOCK HEAD about 18 miles SE of Start Point when on passage from the Tyne for Beira.

Sunk after Collision in The English Channel - 1940

Lifeboats, loaded with survivors, pull away from the sinking Clan Stuart after collision with another vessel.

The crew were in the boats for about four hours before being rescued by a French trawler. They were landed at a Western Port

Vessel

Built

Service

Tonnage

Clan Stuart (3)

1916

1940 Sank after collison with Orlock Head in English Channel

5755

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type

HP

Screws

137827

Russell & Co

Port Glasgow

John Kincaid

Glasgow

Steam 3 Cyl

538 NHP

2400 IHP

1

Master

Date

Left

Destination


3/1940

Tyne

Beira

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