Object Record

Collection Social History Collection
Catalogue Number 1987.160
Maker Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd.
Date 1914
Object Name Model, Ship
Description Early twentieth century builder's full ship model in a free standing glazed case of ss Clan Ross, a steam cargo vessel built by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd. in 1914.

Clan Ross was launched on 4 September 1914 by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd., Wallsend (as yard no. 959) for Clan Line Steamers Ltd. The vessel's engines were of the T3-cylinder type, made by the shipbuilder and generating 413 nhp. The vessel's dimensions were 430.0 x 54.3 x 29.4 ft.
Dimensions H-37.5 L-304 D-29 cm
Event First World War (1914-1918)
Place of Origin Wallsend/Tyne and Wear/North Tyneside/England
Material Wood/Metal/Glass
Search Terms Clan Line Steamers Ltd. (1878-1981) (Cayzer, Irvine & Co., Ltd.), London and Glasgow
Clan Ross, cargo steamship, 1914
Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd., shipbuilder, Wallsend