british SS Parkhill (+1939)
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1915
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 500  grt
dimensions 51.7 x 7.8 x 3 m
material steel
engine 1 x 2 cyl. compound engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 72  n.h.p.
speed  
yard no. 263
IMO/Off. no. 136981
call sign
MFYQ  
MFYQ
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 18/11/1939  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.9rank: 654
about people
builder
Ardrossan Dockyard & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Ardrossan
engine by
McKie & Baxter, Glasgow
last owner
[1]Taylor, Mathew, Methil
SS Parkhill (+1939)
period 1938 ~ 1939
IMO/Off. no.: 136981
call sign: 
MFYQ
prev. owners
[2]Bowles F. & Sons, Cardiff
SS Glenarch
period 1936 ~ 1938
IMO/Off. no.: 136981
[3]Raglan SS Co. Ltd., Cardiff
SS Glenarch
period 1930 ~ 1936
IMO/Off. no.: 136981
[4]Spillers Steamship Co. Ltd., Liverpool
SS Wheatsheaf
period 1915 ~ 1930
IMO/Off. no.: 136981
captain Eric Charles Middleton
no. of crew 9
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depth (m.)
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 25/08/2006
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 18/11/2013
 
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Allen Tony26/06/2007Parkhill was a British steam cargo vessel built in 1915 and off 500 tons. On the 18th November 1939 when on route from BLYTH NOV 17 1939, for KIRKWALL carrying a cargo of 449 tons of coal she was torpedoed by U-22 and sunk. 9 crew were lost.

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