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Name: CLAN MACVICAR launched as MAENWEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/12/1917
Completed: 03/1918
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 244
Dimensions: 5815grt, 3621nrt, 400.1 x 53.0 x 32.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 75 x 51ins), 569nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 141878
History:
03/1918 The Clan Line Steamers Ltd, Glasgow
1936 Rethymnis Kulukundis (Counties Ship Management); renamed DOVER HILL
09/06/1944 Sank
Comments: 15/12/1917: Launched as MAENWEN for W & CT Jones, Cardiff
04/04/1943: Damaged by bombing at Michukov Anchorage, Kola Inlet
Towed back to the UK, but damaged beyond repair
09/06/1944: Scuttled as part of Gooseberry Harbour No 5 at Normandy


Photo as CLAN MACVICAR courtesy of Gordon Ross

Photo as CLAN MACVICAR courtesy of Clive Ketley

Photo as DOVER HILL courtesy of Richard Cox