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Cameron-class steamship
SS Clan Buchanan SLV Green.jpg
SS Clan Buchanan (1937)
Class overview
Built: 1935–42
In service: 1936–70
Completed: 20
Lost: at least 8
Retired: all
Preserved: 0
General characteristics
Displacement: 7,178 – 10,700 GRT
Length: 425–488 ft (130–149 m)
Beam: 57–63 ft (17–19 m)
Draft: 27–30 ft (8.2–9.1 m)
Propulsion: 2 × 3-cylinder triple-expansion engines
2 × low-pressure exhaust steam turbines; twin screw
Speed: 16–17.5 knots (18.4–20.1 mph; 29.6–32.4 km/h)
Complement: 78

The Cameron-class steamers was a class of British cargo steamships. They were designed for Clan Line and were also used by Scottish Shire Line and the Royal Navy.

SS Clan Campbell

Two members of the class were built for Scottish Shire Line, which was closely associated with Clan Line:

HMS Athene, later Clan Brodie

The Admiralty requisitioned three members of the class for the Royal Navy in 1942 while they were being built:

One other ship is a member of this class:

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