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HMAT A6 Clan MacCorquodale

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AWM P01122.003
History
Name Clan MacCorquodale
Builder/Built 1913 Charles Connell & Company, Scotstoun
Type passenger / cargo ship (single Screw)
Displacement 5,121 tons
Speed 14 knots


Remarks

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.

Soldiers carried

Fremantle to Port Suez 13 February - 12 March 1917