Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

Ship: CLIPPER ( 1956 - 1968 General cargo coaster 191 feet long of A C Hoff, Rotterdam : 1973 sank near Calais)

Port of Registry: Rotterdam
Net Tonnage: 315
Reg Tonnage: -
Gross Tonnage: 499
Deadweight Tonnage: 780

Carrying containers between Ardrossan and Larne, and was built in 1956 at the yard of Gruno Gebr. Bodewes, Foxhol, Netherlands, for Rederij A. Hoff, of Rotterdam.
191' 4" X 30' 10" X 11' 3 1/2"
In 1968 she was sold to Commodore Shipping Co. Ltd., Guernsey, and renamed "COMMODORE CLIPPER."
In 1971, sold to Sycamore Transporters Ltd., London, renamed "ACER."
Sold in 1973 to Dredgers C.I., Southampton, not renamed.
28th July 1973 sank near Calais, during a voyage from Dunkirk to Littlehampton (England).

Clipper ; Capt. G. Schouten's signature, 17th June 1962 Clipper
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