Gry Maritha

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Name: Gry Maritha
Owner: Isles of Scilly Steamship Company
Operator: Isles of Scilly Steamship Company
Port of registry:  United Kingdom
Builder: Moen Slip
In service: 1981
Identification: IMO number: 8008462
Status: in service
General characteristics
Class and type: Palletised Cargo Ship
Tonnage: 590 gross register tons (GRT)
Notes: IMO 8008462

The Gry Maritha is a freight ship based at Penzance in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, run by the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company. She was built by Moen Slip in Norway, in 1981.[1]

Purchased in 1989 by the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company, she is a lifeline to the communities on the Isles of Scilly as she provides the only method of bulk freight transport from the United Kingdom mainland.[2][3] The vessel carries all the fuel requirements of the Isles of Scilly using transportable fuel tanks on the deck. These are loaded and unloaded by the deck crane. At the rear, the deck can to accept standard freight containers.


  1. Marine news, Volume 44. World Ship Society
  2. The Duchy review, Issues 2-4
  3. "Irish Sea Shipping - Gry Maritha at Penzance". Retrieved 24 January 2010. 

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