clan line

mike pen
6th June 2008, 08:05
my uncle,hughie anderson sailed on the clan fraser in the fifties as a chippy he later emigrated to canada,but remember him taking me and my brother on board before they set sail down the clyde,i believe they carried jute, i was just wondering if there was a photo anywhere. mike

ian d.cameron
6th June 2008, 11:40
Hi Mike, are you sure it was the Fifties?
Blew up 1941
http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz/ship/show/179570
http://www.photoship.co.uk/JAlbum%20Ships/Old%20Ships%20C/slides/Clan%20Fraser-02.html

This one built in 1961
http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz/ship/show/161392
http://www.photoship.co.uk/JAlbum%20Ships/Old%20Ships%20C/slides/Clan%20Fraser-01.html
http://www.photoship.co.uk/JAlbum%20Ships/Old%20Ships%20C/slides/Clan%20Fraser-03.html

Banni
6th June 2008, 19:51
The one built in 1961 was only with the company for a short while - sold 1965. Unfortunately she caught fire in Bombay in 1979 and was scrapped

mike pen
13th June 2008, 09:55
Hi Mike, are you sure it was the Fifties?
Blew up 1941
http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz/ship/show/179570
http://www.photoship.co.uk/JAlbum%20Ships/Old%20Ships%20C/slides/Clan%20Fraser-02.html

This one built in 1961
http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz/ship/show/161392
http://www.photoship.co.uk/JAlbum%20Ships/Old%20Ships%20C/slides/Clan%20Fraser-01.html
http://www.photoship.co.uk/JAlbum%20Ships/Old%20Ships%20C/slides/Clan%20Fraser-03.html
thanks ian,we were quite young when he took us on board,we must have heard him mention the ship,and we thought that he was on,it must have been another clan ship,i know the was 1953 as we were up there when the coronation was on,and can remember the indian crew,also remember uncle saying had guns fitted for the 1956 crisis. thanks for your info ian. mike

mike pen
13th June 2008, 10:09
The one built in 1961 was only with the company for a short while - sold 1965. Unfortunately she caught fire in Bombay in 1979 and was scrapped

hi banni, thanks for your info,my uncle sailed on them late forties until about 1957,then he emigrated to canada, mike.

ian d.cameron
13th June 2008, 10:50
Hi Mike
Take a look in The Allan Collection; it might jog the old grey cells
http://www.benjidog.co.uk/allen/index.htm