On October 19th, 1917, Parkhaven, on a voyage from Rotterdam to Newcastle was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-53 (Hans Rose), off Hoofden, Netherlands, 15 miles from the Noord Hinder lightvessel.
built: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co. Ltd., Newcastle
Owner: Firma Gebr. van Uden,Rotterdam
|Length||312 feet (95.1 m)|
|Width||45.9 feet (14 m)|
|Draft||20.7 feet (6.3 m)|