British Steam merchant
|Completed||1921 - Scott´s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Greenock|
|Owner||Donaldson Brothers Ltd, Glasgow|
|Date of attack||16 Jan 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Damaged by U-30 (Fritz-Julius Lemp)|
|Position||53° 32'N, 3° 24'W - Grid AM 9324|
|Complement||47 (0 dead and 47 survivors).|
|Route||Liverpool (16 Jan) - St. John’s, Newfoundland|
|Cargo||844 tons of general cargo|
|History||Completed in June 1921 |
|Notes on event|
The Gracia was beached on the Newcome Knoll, later salvaged and repaired. She returned to service in February 1941 only to be bombed and sunk in convoy OB-287 by a German Fw200 aircraft about 90 miles northwest of Cape Wrath in position 59°39N/07°24W on 19 February. All 48 crew members were rescued.
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