Stretford WW2 

John Ernest Riley

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Merchant Navy
Name of Rgt or Ship:S.S. Manchester Progress (Manchester)
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Disley (St. Mary's) Churchyard
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
The Manchester Progress was built in 1938, it's gross register tonnage was
5,620, it was 446 feet long, 57 feet wide and could make 13.5 knots. It was
one of 13 ships operated by Manchester Liners Ltd, St. Anne's Square,
Manchester 2.   It could accommodate 12 - 1st class passengers.

There is no record of it having been lost - it was scrapped in 1966.

M.I. - "They that go down to the sea in ships, see the wonders of the

His wife died on the 2nd August 1970, aged 89 years.
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