Earlspark/Eldonpark/Lylepark Photos

31st March 2006, 20:56
Anyone have photos of any or all of these three ships, built in 1929?

Would be most appreciated.

31st March 2006, 21:04
I'm sure someone will be able to help you with your query. Keep checking this thread for any results. (Thumb)

1st April 2006, 07:57
Anyone have photos of any or all of these three ships, built in 1929?

Would be most appreciated.

Photo of Lylepark on site


Photo of Earlspark can be bought on following site


5th January 2007, 14:17
I have just found out that My uncle Basil was on the Lylepark;
discharged 4th December 1941; he was recorded as being unfit
after that, for some months. Please does anyone know if anything
happened to the LYLEPARK around that date. My uncle seemed
to have avoided death a number of times, having left the ships
prior to disaster striking.

Chris Smith
15th January 2007, 16:33
Hi ,

On 13 December 1941, the Lylepark left Liverpool bound for Freetown with a cargo of coal. It arrived safely, as did all the convoy except that the reoccurent steering problem which had been as a result of an accident, played up.

Perhaps it was the fact that the ship left on the 13th (Don't know whether it was a Friday!) that sent an auspicous signal. All the Crew Changed when the ship returned to the UK in February ( SL101 CONVOY)and it then began its last voyage with Convoy ON86 New York and then alone to South Africa.Sunk 11th June 1942.

Hope this helps


16th January 2007, 15:15
13th December 1941 was a Saturday.

17th January 2007, 08:54
Just interested to know..........how did you establish 13th December 1941 was a Saturday?????

17th January 2007, 09:12
Ahoy pirate,
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