Ardan Steamship Co / Clark & Service, Glasgow, Glasgow Fleet List

SHIP NAME O.N IMO BUILT G.T
Fort George  87748    1884  1756 
Four masted ship. 1897 sold to Welch & Co, Victoria B.C., 1898 transferred to Honolulu registry, 1901 transferred to San Francisco registry, 1920 sold to Matson Nav. Co, San Francisco, 26.7.1908 sailed from New York for Honolulu and went missing.
Fort James  90063    1885  1755 
Ship. 1890 sold to J. Iredale, Liverpool, 1891 r/n Iresdale, 1893 sold to R. Clark, Liverpool, 1899 sold to Macvicar, Marshall & Co, Liverpool, 12.9.1905 dismasted and abandoned off Cape Horn.
Katherine Clark  85930    1882  784 
1884 sold to J. Little & Co, Glasgow r/n River Derwent, 1900 sold to Cia Avilesina de Nav, Aviles r/n Rui Perez, 1910 sold to Aleson y Hermano, Gijon r/n Aleson, 1917 sold to Empresa del Vapor Anorga, San Sebastian r/n Anorga, 1930 sold to Cementos Rezola, San Sebastian r/n Cementos Rezola No.1, 1965 scrapped.
Jane Clark  87717    1883  803 
1893 sold to Bruce, Babtie & Co, Glasgow, 24.12.1894 wrecked at St. Mary's Island Rocks, Northumberland.
Southwood  82482    1880  1194 
Built for David Wilson, Hull, 1882 sold to J. Little, Hull, 1883 purchased by Clark & Service, 1899 sold to Lund & Gjertsen, Christiania r/n Rondane, 1927 sold to J. Edvall, Oscarshamn r/n Ingvall, 1936 sold to A. Wingren, Oscarshamn r/n Torsten, 28.5.1940 mined and sunk in the Kattegat.
Ardanach  78588    1878  868 
1886 purchased from McLaren, Crum & Co, Glasgow, 1889 sold to J & P. Hutchison, Liverpool r/n Jason, 1900 sold to Stone & Coombs, Llanelly, 11.5.1918 sunk in collision with s/s Shoreham off Godrevy L.H.
Ardandhu (1)  82288    1879  1190 
1887 purchased from McLaren, Crum & Co, Glasgow, 17.9.1881 wrecked at Hough Tiree.
Ardanbhan (1)  82328    1880  1132 
1887 purchased from McLaren, Crum & Co, Glasgow, 7.1.1900 wrecked on Souter Point.
Ardangorm (1)  85881    1881  1662 
1887 purchased from McLaren, Crum & Co, Glasgow, 1899 sold to Maclay & McIntyre, Glasgow, 1901 sold to Hajee Saboo Seedick & Co, Bombay r/n Secunder, 1908 sold to V. Huteau, Mauritius, 1916 sold to Government of Mauritius, 1928 scrapped.
Ardancorrach  86688    1882  1458 
1887 purchased from McLaren, Crum & Co, Glasgow, 1899 sold to Bugge & Co, Mandal r/n Resolut, 21.12.1911 wrecked at Penmarch.
Ardanrigh  86737    1882  1340 
1887 purchased from McLaren, Crum & Co, Glasgow, 1899 sold to Hytten & Semb, Tonsberg r/n Lyng, 15.2.1912 sunk in collision with s/s Dakar 10 miles south of Eddystone.
Fort William  95090    1888  1833 
16.12.1896 sailed from Newcastle for Norfolk, Va and went missing.
Ardanmhor (1)  98666    1891  2082 
1903 sold to Cia Maritima Cubana, Havana r/n Cubana, 1914 scrapped.
Ardandhu (2)  102594    1893  2091 
22.1.1900 sunk in collision with American s/s Herman Winter in Vineyard Sound.
Ardanrose  102654    1894  2129 
1903 sold to Cia Maritima Cubana, Havana r/n Paloma, 1925 scrapped.
Ardandearg  104637    1895  3218 
1917 sold to Christian Salvesen, Leith, 14.3.1918 torpedoed and sunk 86 miles off Malta by UC.54
Ardanmhor (2)  124240    1907  4454 
1916 sold to Commonwealth Government Line, Fremantle r/n Australplain, 1925 sold to Tripcovich & Co, Trieste r/n Andalusia, 1940 laid up at Teneriffe, 1944 in Allied service, 1951 scrapped.
Lord Antrim  96397    1890  3045 
Built as Alderley for W. Tapscott & Co, Liverpool, 1897 sold to Irish Shipowners Co, Belfast r/n Lord Antrim, 1900 sold to Wiltshire Steam Shipping, Newcastle, 1908 purchased by Clark & Service, 29.6.1914 wrecked near Cascaes.
Allanton  113977    1901  4253 
1909 managed for W. Rea, Glasgow, 1909 sold to Arecona SS Co, Glasgow, 1911 sold to T. Dixon & Sons, Belfast, 3.1.1918 torpedoed and sunk north of Cap Bon by UB.50
Ardangorm (2)  137792    1915  3570 
1916 sold to Commonwealth Government Line, Adelaide r/n Australport, 1923 sold to Interstate SS Ltd, Sydney r/n Iron Age, 1925 sold to Livanos Bros, Chios r/n Eugenia, 1933 sold to Hadjipateras, Chios r/n Aghios Nicolaos, 1.10.1940 shelled and sunk in 40.00N 16.55W by Italian submarine Maggione Francesco Baracca.
Ulua  141868    1917  7452 
Managed for United Fruit Co, 1929 returned to United Fruit Co, New York, 1943 requisitioned by U.S. Navy r/n Octans, 1946 returned to owner r/n Ulua, 1948 scrapped.
Tela  137834    1917  7226 
Managed for United Fruit Co, 2.5.1917 torpedoed and sunk 16 miles off Cape Barfleur by UB.18
San Andres  141881    1918  3314 
Managed for United Fruit Co, 2.9.1918 torpedoed and sunk 40 miles N x W of Port Said by U.65
Toloa  141874    1918  7445 
Managed for United Fruit Co, 1929 returned to United Fruit Co, New York, 1946 sold to U.S. Maritime Commission, 1948 scrapped.
Leonatus  106507    1903  2099 
Built as Scarsdale for Dale SS Co, Stockton, 1912 sold to Gaff & Co, Glasgow r/n Leonatus, 1915 purchased by Clark & Service, 12.12.1917 torpedoed and sunk off Bressay by UC.40
Munardan  141871    1917  4283 
1930 sold to Munson SS Line, Mobile, 1937 sold to Cia Genovese di Nav, Genoa r/n Capo Noli, 1940 seized by Canada r/n Bic Island, 29.10.1942 torpedoed and sunk in 55.05N 23.27W by U.224
Muneric  141905    1919  5146 
1930 sold to Munson SS Co, Mobile, 1936 sold to Counties Ship Management, London, 1939 sold to Bright Nav. Co, London, 9.9.1941 torpedoed and sunk in 61.38N 40.40W by U.432
San Pablo  139111    1915  3310 
1920 Managed for United Fruit Co, 1931 returned to United Fruit Co, Panama, 3.7.1942 torpedoed at Puerto Limon, repaired and chartered to U.S. Army, sunk as target off Florida.
San Blas  144209    1920  3628 
Managed for United Fruit Co, 1931 returned to United Fruit Co, Panama,17.6.1942 torpedoed and sunk in 25.26N 95.33W by U.158
San Bruno  144219    1920  3627 
Managed for United Fruit Co, 1931 returned to United Fruit Co, Panama, 1948 sold to Caribbean Land & Shipping, Panama, 1949 r/n Somalia, 1949 sold to Soc. Appro. Nav. Italo-Somali, Rome r/n Genale, 1957 r/n Frigo America, 1960 sold to Polar Navegacion, Panama, 1961 sold to Empresa de Nav Alianca, Rio de Janeiro, 1973 scrapped.
San Gil  144225    1920  3627 
Managed for United Fruit Co, 1931 returned to United Fruit Co, Panama, 4.2.1942 torpedoed and sunk in 38.05N 74.40W by U.103
San Benito  144268    1921  3724 
Managed for United Fruit Co, 1931 returned to United Fruit Co, Panama, 1942 U.S. Navy requisition r/n Taurus, 1945 returned to owners r/n San Benito, 1945 transferred to Honduras registry, 1953 scrapped.
Macabi  144251    1921  2802 
Managed for United Fruit Co, 1928 returned to United Fruit Co, Panama, 29.10.1942 mined and sunk in 10.02N 61.55W
Manaqui  144255    1921  2802 
Managed for United Fruit Co, 1928 returned to United Fruit Co, Panama, 1937 sold to Furness, Withy & Co, London, 15.3.1942 last sighted in 17.15N 61.00W and went missing. (probably torpedoed on 16th March by U.504)
Maravi  144257    1921  2802 
Managed for United Fruit Co, 1928 returned to United Fruit Co, Panama, 1949 transferred to Honduras registry, 1951 sold to Schmith & Co, Copenhagen r/n Jane Lanng, 1959 sold to Kopsaftis & Foutoulakis, Piraeus r/n Aghios Symeon, 1970 scrapped.
Mayari  144247    1921  2802 
Managed for United Fruit Co, 1928 returned to United Fruit Co, Panama, 1949 transferred to Honduras registry, 1954 sold to Cia Maritima Ircar, Panama r/n Kismet, 1955 sold to Hugo Stinnes, Hamburg r/n Heinrich Hugo Stinnes, 1960 scrapped.
La Marea  147889    1924  3689 
Managed for United Fruit Co, 1928 returned to United Fruit Co, Panama, 1930 r/n Darien, 1948 transferred to Honduras registry, 1954 scrapped.
La Perla  148870    1925  3679 
Managed for United Fruit Co, 1925 returned to United Fruit Co, Panama, 1942 U.S. Navy requisition r/n Cygnus, 1946 returned to U.S. Maritime Commission r/n La Perla, 1949 sold to Soc. Approv. Nav. Italo-Somali, Rome r/n Giuba, 1957 r/n Frigo Asia, 1960 sold to Polar Navegacion, Panama, 1961 sold to Empresa de Nav. Alianca, Rio de Janeiro, 1970 scrapped.
La Playa  147873    1923  3682 
Managed for United Fruit Co, 1928 returned to United Fruit Co, Panama, 1947 transferred to Honduras registry, 1964 sold to John Latsis, Piraeus r/n Arab World, 1968 scrapped.
Ardanbhan (2)  161891    1929  4980 
27.12.1940 torpedoed and sunk in 59.16N 20.27W by Italian submarine Enrico Tazzoli.
Ardangorm (3)  161904    1930  5200 
4.1.1940 wrecked west of Mevagissey.

Ted Finch 13/12/2012