Sir Alexander Ferguson



Alex Ferguson was born on December 31, 1941, in Glasgow, Scotland, and made a name for himself playing soccer for Dunfermline Athletic. He went on to manage Aberdeen FC to great success and was hired in 1986 to run Manchester United, leading the league to win a slew of high-profile championship titles.


SS Clan Ferguson





Nationality: British

Purpose: transport

Type: cargo ship

Propulsion: steam

Date built: 1938


Weight (tons): 7347 grt

Dimensions: 147.7 x 19.2 x 9.1 m

Material: steel

Engine: 2 x Triple expansion engines, dual shaft, 2 screws


Power: 878 n.h.p.

Speed: 17 knots

Yard no.: 432

IMO/Off. no.: 165937


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