British Steam merchant
|Completed||1911 - Irvine’s Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co Ltd, Middleton Shipyard, West Hartlepool|
|Owner||The Clan Line Steamers Ltd (Cayzer, Irvine & Co Ltd), London|
|Date of attack||16 Aug 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-30 (Fritz-Julius Lemp)|
|Position||57° 30'N, 17° 14'W - Grid AL 3783|
|Complement||108 (67 dead and 41 survivors).|
|Route||Glasgow - Liverpool - Bombay - coast of Malabar|
|Cargo||6700 tons of general cargo|
|History||Completed in June 1911 |
|Notes on event|
At 19.32 hours on 16 Aug 1940 the Clan Macphee (Master Thomas Philip B. Cranwell) in convoy OB-197 was hit by one torpedo from U-30 and sank about 350 miles west of North Uist, Outer Hebrides. The master and 66 crew members were lost. 41 survivors were picked up by the Kelet, which was sunk by UA (Cohausz) on 19 Aug 1940. Six survivors from the Clan Macphee were lost, the remaining 35 survivors were picked up by the Norwegian steam merchant Varegg and landed at Galway on 26 August.
|On board||We have details of 74 people who were on board.|
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