25 August 1939 again requisitioned for Admiralty service as an Armed Boarding Vessel and acted as a Troop Transport when she was used to rescue 1,131 soldiers from Dunkirk, successfully surviving air attacks and coastal bombardment . Arty vs. Reflekt - Need To Feel Hope (Peter Feel Mashup) FULL HQ - YouTube. The last ship lost at Dunkirk was the RMS King Orry, named after a legendary king of the Isle of Man. David’s book is an excellent and meticulously researched publication with over 200 pages and including many photographs of her in service with the Steam Packet and at war serving under the White Ensign. Return hope Others crossed the channel on the King Orry, another former Isle-of-Man steam packet. Mona’s Queen III anchor (2) by Richard Hoare geograph for square SC2167. The master’s logic is clear in his report - embarking soldiers remained the priority. Eight Steam Packet ships together rescued 25,000 Allied troops from Dunkirk during the operation. Peel Castle - 1912 - 1939 - Scrapped The Ramsey - 1912 - 1915 - Sunk by German raider Meteor during war service Tyrconnel - 1911 - 1932 - Sold for further use. Whether you are crew, ex-crew, ship enthusiasts … These three ships were all Isle of Man Steam Packet Company ships sunk during Operation Dynamo, the evacuation from Dunkirk. King Orry (3) - 1913 - 1940 - Bombed and sunk at Dunkirk. A heartening message was received by Lord Gort from His Majesty the King: ... Men who came home from Dunkirk remember most vividly the beaches (if they embarked there), or, if they came from the harbour, the long, narrow, eastern mole, jutting out for 1,600 yards, naked of all defence. Showing images tagged with King Orry tag. At 1415 entered Dunkirk Harbour, and embarked 800 troops. Date - 28 May / 04 June Conflict - World War 2; 1939-45 Type - Combined Operations : Description: Following the start of World War 2, a period of so called 'phoney war' lasted when the land forces of Britain/France and Germany did not engage in large scale offensive action on north-west continental Europe. Three of the companies steamers were sunk at Dunkirk, the MONA’S QUEEN and the FENELLA which since the outbreak of war had been acting as troop ships, and the KING ORRY, which, except for the engine room staff was manned by the Royal Navy. The cameraship closes on the beach - boats are being rowed out to meet it and individual figures can be seen standing in the shallows. She had an extensive over¬haul in 1935 and in 1939 was converted to oil burning. Tags: 29 May 1940 X subject:Anchor X top:Defence, Military X place:Dunkirk Fenella X type:Geograph X top:Historic Sites and Artefacts X Isle of Man Steam Packet X King Orry X Mona Queen X Operation Dynamo X top:People, Events X A rope is thrown down from the ship - presumably to a boat come alongside. (This is King Orry, also an Isle of Man Steam Packet Company vessel.) Memorial to the crews of the three Isle of Man Steam Packet Company vessels lost at Dunkirk on 29th May 1940. King Orry aground at New Brighton. Then in September 1939 she went to war again, once more as the armed boarding steamer H. M. S. King Orry. Four were lost - Mona's Queen, the Fenella, the King Orry and the Tynwald. View all tagged images - In Browser. The name King Orry is the Manx Gaelic name for the Godred Crovan a Norse-Gael ruler of Dublin, and King of Mann and the Isles in the second half of the 11th century. King Orry, sustained heavy damage following several air attacks on 29 May, and consequently sank off the beaches in the early hours of 30 May. Summary: The evacuation from Dunkirk and the processing of the returned soldiers. The cameraship closes on the beach - boats are being rowed out to meet it and individual figures can be seen standing in the shallows. King Orry was already a veteran by Dunkirk. At Dunkirk, King Orry sunk, June 1940 Copyright unknown (no stamp) Princes Maud, about 2 miles astern was heavily engaged by shore batteries ofr bombing. The King Orry returned to Steam Packet service in 1919, and the only event to shatter the calm routine of her peace-time service was a stranding off New Brighton on August 19, 1921. Even more handy vessels struggled - the Isle of Man steamer ‘KING ORRY’ did a lot of damage to the Dunkirk east pier after berthing following major damage from air attack. Description: ... (This is King Orry, also an Isle of Man Steam Packet Company vessel.) 1,019: King Orry (1) 1842: wooden paddle steamer, 1858 sold to Greece. SS King Orry (1913). The tablets for TSS King Orry and TSS Fenella include the names of crew who went down with the ships, whist the names of the TSS Mona's Queen crew are inscribed on 24 individual stone (granite?) He said: "Over the years vivid and fascinating stories have been unveiled - including that of the chief engineer from the King Orry, one of the Steam Packet vessels at Dunkirk". She seized a German freighter and an oil tanker. In 1912, it was scrapped and replaced by King Orry (3), which sank during the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940. The name King Orry is a corruption of King Gorree, from the Manx Gaelic Ree Gorree, the Manx name for Godred Crovan a Norse-Gael ruler of Dublin, and King of Mann and the Isles in the second half of the 11th century. Severely damaged off Bray Dunkirk (51-06N 02-32E) by dive-bombers and abandoned at anchor in a sinking condition; sunk by bombing at 0940 - 36 men lost (100 more lost in tug St. Abbs sunk at 0950 with Keith survivors on board) 433: King Orry (2) 1871: iron paddle steamer, 1888 rebuilt to 1,104 tons, 1912 scrapped. The name King Orry is the Manx Gaelic name for the Godred Crovan a Norse-Gael ruler of Dublin, and King of Mann and the Isles in the second half of the 11th century. The MONA’S QUEEN was sunk on May 29th while entering Dunkirk, 24 crew were killed when half a mile from their berth they were attacked by two … 1940 sunk off Dunkirk. 2,376: Fenella (3) 1951: 1973 sold to Mistichiades, Famagusta renamed Vasso M, 1977 on fire and sank in Mediterranean. The Isle of Man Government has been represented at a number of wartime commemorations in the last two months. Honour - Dunkirk 1940. TSS King Orry (IV) - the fourth vessel in the line's history to be so named - was the lead ship of the King Orry Class of passenger ferries and packet ships.More commonly referred to as the six sisters, they were built for the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company between 1946 & 1955 primarily to replace war-time losses. Quite the same Wikipedia. Sadly the King Orry was one of 3 Steam Packet vessels lost at Dunkirk in 1940 with heavy loss of life. In the First World Way, she was an Armed Boarding Vessel (ABV) and had boarded suspicious ships. Three of the Manx ships were lost in the space of less than 24 hours – the Mona’s Queen, Fenella and King Orry. The King Orry for example, which was attached to the British Grand Fleet, had the distinction of leading the German Fleet into Scapa Flow at the end of the First World War. The company's previous King Orry, was one of three company losses during Operation Dynamo - the evacuation of British and French troops from the port of Dunkirk during May 1940. Embarked 600 troops and survivors from King Orry 0550/30 to Dover by Route X, arr 0950. Posted by hebrides at 03:21 No comments: Email This … king orry: THE ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY DEDICATED TO THE SHIP'S AND CREWS LOST BY THE IOMSPCO AT THE DUNKIRK EVACUATION. The company's previous King Orry was one of three company losses during Operation Dynamo - the evacuation of British and French troops from the port of Dunkirk during May 1940. WW2 in Western Europe & the Atlantic ... "Post by phylo_roadking » 30 Jul 2007, 02:19" How to transfigure the Wikipedia . You could also do it yourself at any point in time. Snaefell (3) - 1910 - 1918 - Torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean 30 May 1940 her luck finally ran out and she was sunk by aircraft bombs off Dunkirk . Ran aground Dunkirk. Would you like Wikipedia to always look as professional and up-to-date? KING ORRY - IMO 7207451. Dutch coasters. it will go to my father's story at Dunkirk. A rope is thrown down from the ship - presumably to a boat come alongside. Arty vs. Reflekt - Need To Feel Hope (Peter Feel Mashup) FULL HQ - YouTube. TSS (RMS) King Orry (III) – the third ship in the history of the Company to bear the name – was a passenger steamer which served with the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, until she was sunk during the evacuation of Dunkirk in 1940. It's a little known fact that she was far from a BYSTANDER at Dunkirk in May 1940 when she saved 99 souls: crew and evacuees from the bombed and sunk Isle of Man Steam Packet ferry KING ORRY, and soldiers from the shore. Message 3 - Dunkirk Posted on: 27 January 2004 by paul gill - WW2 Site Helper. The company's previous King Orry, was one of three company losses during Operation Dynamo - the evacuation of British and French troops from the port of Dunkirk during May 1940. Ran aground Dunkirk. This particular photo (number 1495) is of King Orry of Douglas, one of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company’s fleet. if you double click your mouse on A1935074. Hi Greyowl. 1120 to Dunkirk by Route Z, arr 1350. Home > Forums > Shipping Discussion > Ferries > King Orry Welcome Welcome to Ships Nostalgia, the world's greatest online community for people worldwide with an interest in ships and shipping. Full Screen - Add Comment - Bookmark this photo - Edit Info: Get thumbnail code to post in forum, blog or homepage New! May 30 - Motor canal boat AMBLEVE. The anchor of the Mona’s Queen was recovered from the sea off Dunkirk in 2010 and now forms the centrepiece of a memorial at Kallow Point, Port St Mary. After it had picked up 1131 soldiers in Dunkirk the ship suffered a hit from the German Artillery. May 30 - Armed boarding vessel KING ORRY (R, 1,877t, 1913), German aircraft attack, Dunkirk, N France. Just better. The Great War . Shelled from the shore and strafed by up to 6 Messerschmitt fighters, RSM Sinclair (featured in slide 8 of Chapter 2) was among the 23 killed. 0130/30 to Dunkirk by Route X, arr 0510. plaques flanking the central arched tablet. The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. MS of men crowding the deck - in the background is a Lewis gun on an AA mounting. That's it. May 30 - Boom defence vessel CAMBRIAN (R, 338t, 1924), mined in Spithead. Most of the dead were buried near Dover. May 30 - Motor canal boat YSER. The Memorial began with the siting of the anchor of TSS Mona's Queen III in 2012, along with a related tablet, and individual tablets to those killed in her sinking. 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