Glen Shiel


Glen Shiel was laid down by Livingston in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, and was launched in November 1958 for the company G & G Hamilton. During a journey from Ayr to Glasgow 29.June 1973 loaded with coal, she developed a listing. The cargo quickly shiftet, and she quickly disappeared in the deep, taken six men with her down. Only one man survived the accident. The wreck rest today on a depth of 16 to 26 meter in Ayr bay.

Former names:
Glen Shiel

105,0 x 19,7 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
194,9 grt
Peterhead ( UK ) 1958
Glasgow ( UK )

Picture: Glen Shiel
From video by Diesel Diver

Last updated: December 2019