Clan MacVey


Torpedoed and Sunk in The English Channel - 1918

Clan MacVey

Left Newcastle

For Port Said

Lost 8 August 1918

Fate

Second Engineer

J Hogg

Lost

Fifth Engineer

A D Fraser

Lost

Torpeoed by U 57 and sunk in English Channel on her maiden voyage. Clan MacVey was a defensively armed merchant ship.

On 8 August 1918 when on route from Newcastle to Port Said via Falmouth with a cargo of 6700 tons of coal she was sunk ½ mile SE from Anvil Point. 7 lives were lost

Vessel

Built

Service

Tonnage

ClanMacVey

1918

1918 Torpedoed and sunk in English Channel on maiden voyage

5830

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type

HP

Screws

141884

Northumberland Shipbuilding

Howdon on Tyne

NE Marine Engineering

Wallsend

Steam 3 Cyl

50 NHP

3400 IHP

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