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It was a proud moment when Reliance III launched in Whitby following one of the most challenging times that Parkol has faced since it started back in the 70s. Despite the set-backs caused by COVID-19 the vessel was launched on schedule, which is testament to everyone who worked on her.

This is the second boat that Parkol have built for owner John Clark. We built Reliance II for him back in June 2009. Now that she is in the water, there will be approximately a three weeks of testing, commissioning, sea and fishing trials. 

Reliance III is a 20 meter 190 ton twin rig trawler for catching fish such as haddock, cod, monk fish, megram, and prawn. It has been built with crew safety in mind, John has incorporated a number of new safety features plus is a more economical and environmentally friendly vessel to run.

 

Photo credit: Dave Linkie, Fishing News

 The Yorkshire Post joined in with the celebrations as Reliance III, John Clark's second boat built by Parkol, was lowered into the water at the naming ceremony. 

Read their article here: https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/heritage-and-retro/heritage/whitby-crowd-sees-new-boat-launched-fish-towns-john-clark-2961656

Photo credit: James Hardisty, jpimedia

 

 

 

 

 

 

We have been closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments in the U.K., and in accordance with Government guidance, the decision has been made for all Parkol Marine office staff to work remotely from 23rd March, until further notice.

This is a precautionary measure to safeguard the welfare of our staff and minimise the risk of the spread of Covid-19.

Customers and suppliers can be assured that the quality of service will be maintained, as staff can be contacted in the usual way, by email and telephone. We do not anticipate any service interruption and will endeavour to deal with all requests as soon as possible.

Our office will be closed to visitors and staff; however, our yards are currently working. We ask all visitors and deliveries to report to the gate on arrival and call the numbers detailed on the relevant notices.

For staff contact details please use the following numbers:

Accounts (Jo Himsworth) - 01947 213140.

Purchasing (Tricia Willis) - 01947 213146.

Stores (Geoff Dryden or Garry Bendell) - 01947 213145.

General Enquiries (Mel Blackburn) - 01947 602669.