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History

 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.

Description

built: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co. Ltd., Newcastle
Owner: Firma Gebr. van Uden,Rotterdam

Length312 feet (95.1 m)
Width45.9 feet (14 m)
Draft20.7 feet (6.3 m)
Tonnage2635 ton

References

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