Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

Ship: AYRSHIRE ( 1957 - 1965 General cargo liner 534 feet long of Scottish Shire Line / Clan Line, Glasgow)

Port of Registry: Glasgow
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In March 1965 AYRSHIRE left Liverpool for Australia, and on 23rd March she ran aground on a reef on the island of Abd Al Kuri (near Cape Gardafui/Socotra) in the Gulf of Aden. Attempts at salvage were unsuccessful, and the ship became a total loss.