Vessel name on Arrival: Parklaan
Original Builder: J. L. Thompson, North Sands
Original Yard No: 477
Official Number: 124297
Vessel Type: Cargo
Year Built: 1911
Arrival Date: 10/09/1945
Breakup Started: 11/09/1945
Date First Beached: 26/11/1945
Date Breakup Completed: 19/02/1946
Draught For’d: 13' 00"
Draught Aft: 14' 06"
1911 : Manningtry : Imperial S.S. Coy. (Silverwright, Bacon & Coy)
1916 : Arabier : Lloyd Royal Belge (Brys & Gylsen)
1922 : Caldy Light : Bristol Channel Steamers (J. German & Coy)
1932 : Marjanells : Marjanells S. S. Company, London
1934 : Ronnskar : O/Y Wasa S.S. Coy (Wasa Steamship Company, Wasa, Finland)
1939 : Parklaan : Stoomschip Hannah, Rotterdam
Launched : 25/07/1911
Completed : September 1911
Acquired by the MOWT and scuttled on 09/06/1944 off the Normandy beachhead as part of Gooseberry Harbour No. 3.
Raised in July 1945 and towed to Troon for breaking up
[ See also Alynbank, another Gooseberry Harbour No. 3 block ship broken up at Troon ]