puffers & vics

HOME    PUFFERS    VICS     BUILDERS     OWNERS     ENGINES    HISTORY    VIDEOS      CLYDEMARITIME     ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 

Clydegate     

 

Builder Grangemouth Dockyard
Official Nr 147868
Yard Nr 410
Launched 26/6/1923
Delivered
Length 64 ft
Beam 17.6 ft
Gross
Deadweight 60 tons
Engine Beardmore 2 cyl steam compound

Built exclusively as an "motor oil tanker" for the Anglo American Oil Company, later Esso Petroleum.  She operated on the Forth as well as transited the Forth and Clyde Canal carrying bulk supplies of fuel oil to canal and coastal users.

 

 

photograph unattributed