HMAT A46 Clan McGillivray

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HMAT A46 Clan McGillivray
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Clan McGillivrary at Cape Town
Name HMAT A46 Clan McGillivray
Owner The Clan Line Steamers Ltd (Cayzer, Irvine & Co Ltd), Glasgo
Builder Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard number 834
Launched 12 Jun 1911
Completed September 1911
In service 1911
Out of service 1949
Fate Scrapped 1949
General characteristics
Type Cargo ship
Tonnage 5,023 tons
Length 430.5 ft
Beam 53.5 ft
Depth 26.5 ft
Propulsion single screw
Speed 13 knots (24.07 kph)


Owned by the Cayser, Irvin and Co of Glasgow (Clan Line). Between 29 Dec 1914 and 23 Jan 1915 she was converted at Cockatoo Island Drydock for troop transportation. The Clan McGillivray completed four journeys as a troopship while leased to the Commonwealth with two of the voyages as a troop ship beginning in Brisbane. On 16 Aug 1917 management of her work was transferred to the British Admiralty.

Sold in 1948 to Eastern Asia Navigation Co Ltd (Wheelock, Marden & Co), Glasgow , and renamed Maclock, before being broken up, beginning on 3 Feb 1949 in Bruges.

Soldiers carried

Melbourne to Port Suez 2 February - ? March 1915

Brisbane to Port Suez 1 May - ? June 1916

Port Suez to Fremantle 10 July - 6 August 1916

Brisbane to Plymouth 7 September - 2 November 1916

Embarked in Fremantle on 18 September

Other Voyages

10 May 1917 from Melbourne