Skyline 199 Disruption - Naval Parade
On Sunday 24th February 2019
Naval Parade - London Road, Hazel Grove (near Norbury Church)
There will be a parade from Norbury Church, Hazel Grove to the Civic Hall. The parade which commemorates the S.S Stockport and is expected to last between 10-15 minutes and your Skyline 199 journey may possible be delayed.
In World War II, the S.S Stockport, a former North Sea Ferry was used as a Hospital rescue ship in the North Atlantic to pick up survivors from other boats that were attacked.
On 25th February, 1943, all 64 crew members died when it was sunk by a U-boat.
May those who lost their lifes rest in peace!!