Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

Ship: AMERICAN CLIPPER (1946- 1969 cargo ship 458 feet long of United States Line, New York)

Port of Registry: New York
Net Tonnage: 4,839
Reg Tonnage: -
Gross Tonnage: 8,228
Deadweight Tonnage: 9,995

A 3-deck steam general cargo liner of United States Line, New York, built in 1946 by North Carolina Shipbuilding Company at Wilmington.

Length overall 459' 1" and extreme breadth 63' 2" and draught 27' 7 7/8"

Her code letters were KPKB

Machinery was 2 steam turbines DR geared to sc. shaft abd boilers by Bethlehem Steel Company

After being sold by United States Line in 1969 she had a few more owners until, in 1972, she was scrapped in Chittagong