Manningtry

Vessel name on Arrival: Parklaan

Original Builder: J. L. Thompson, North Sands

Original Yard No: 477

Official Number: 124297

Vessel Type: Cargo

GRT: 3869

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"

Name Changes:

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

Other Information:

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 ]