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Panama Fairlead, Ropner Park


This sculpture in Ropner Park is in the form of a Panama Fairlead - found on the decks of ships for securing ropes. The fairlead has the names of various ships of the Ropner Shipping Company in recognition of local ship building buisnessman, Robert Ropner, who paid for the land for the park in 1890.

Ropner Park Sculpture and Carvings Robert Ropner (1838 - 1924)
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Panama Fairlead, Ropner Park

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Panama Fairlead, Ropner Park

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Panama Fairlead, Ropner Park

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
Robert Ropner (1838 - 1924)
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Robert Ropner (1838 - 1924)
- Sir (Emil Hugo Oscar) Robert Ropner, 1st Baronet (1838 -1924) was a shipbuilder business man and later Member of Parliament for Stockton-on-Tees. He was born in Magdeburg, Prussia in 1838, ...

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