HMAT A6 Clan MacCorquodale
From Our Contribution
|Builder/Built||1913 Charles Connell & Company, Scotstoun|
|Type||passenger / cargo ship (single Screw)|
Built for Cayser, Irvin and Co. of Glasgow (Clan Line), she was leased by the Commonwealth until 14 Apr 1915, when responsibility for her management was transferred to the British Admiralty. Was a member of the first convoy from Albany to Alexandria, and made five other journeys from Australia with troops aboard.
Torpedoed and sunk by U-Boat UB-51 in the Mediterranean on 17 Nov 1917, 275 km NNW of Alexandria while enroute from Madras to London.