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Name: PARKHAVEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/06/1920
Completed: 11/1920
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 215
Dimensions: 4803grt, 2984nrt, 360.0 x 52.0.x 31.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 69 x 48ins), 401nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
11/1920 Gebr Van Uden, Rotterdam
1925 NV Gebr van Udenís Scheepvaart en Agentuur Mij, Rotterdam
06/1945 Broken up
Comments: 10/07/1944: Scuttled off Ouistreham, Normandy
To reinforce the breakwater of the artificial 'D' Day harbour
06/1945: Refloated and towed to the Clyde for breaking up


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