Clan MacEwen

8th - 26th June 1915 converted at Cockatoo Island Drydock, Sydney to transport 126 troops and 450 horses

30 June 1915 of Convoy 8 departed Sydney with 121 AIF as the 1st Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcements

1915 during the Dardanelles campaign served Alexandria – Mundros – Salonica. Housed Turkish Prisoners of war

October 1915 carried meat stores for eight months

9th October 1916 of Convoy 26 departed Melbourne with 90 AIF and 293 horses

17 October 1916 departed Fremantle with 1 AIF Officer

Service in WW1 - Australian Troop Transport HMAT A65

Vessel

Built

Service

Tonnage

Clan MacEwen

1912

1915 Converted to carry troops and horses

1920 Transferred to Scottish Shire Line renamed Buteshire (3)

5140

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type

HP

Screws

133053

Palmers Shipbuilding

Newcastle

Palmers Shipbuilding

Newcastle

Steam 3 Cyl

666 NHP

3600 IHP

1

Master

Date

Left

Destination

R K Cowie

7/1914

Glasgow

Natal


2/1915

Liverpool

Cape Town

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