Glen Shiel


Glen Shiel was laid down as a coastal freighter by Livingston in Peterhead, 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 soon after shifted and she capsized and quickly disappeared in the deep. Six men of her crew went down with her in the deep, and only one man survived the accident. The wreck rest today on a depth of 20 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 )

Last updated: January 2021