Vessels Owned by the MacFarlane Family

compiled by John M. MacFarlane 2012

One writer has called this the "Shamrock Fleet". The funnels of the MacFarlane brothers’s vessels were painted black and decorated with a white band on which was appended a green shamrock. The funnel of the Daring was left entirely black. The MacFarlane brothers were Captain Fred MacFarlane, Arthur MacFarlane (Chief Engineer), and Captain George A. MacFarlane.

Vessels Owned by the MacFarlane Brothers

Vessels Owned by Francis Arthur MacFarlane

Vessels Owned by Douglas MacFarlane

Vessels Owned by Robert Frayne

Note to Reader: Vessel names containing Roman numerals in parentheses (e.g. Floater (II)) indicates more than one vessel in the database with the same name. The numerals in parentheses are NOT part of the vessel name but are used to distinguish one vessel from another in the database.

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