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Name: GRACCHUS
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/07/1902
Completed: 09/1902
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 756
Dimensions: 3925grt, 2408nrt, 360.7 x 48.8 x 24.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45.5 & 74 x 48ins), 483nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 101745
History:
09/1902 A Currie & Co, Melbourne
1913 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Glasgow
1923 Hashiya Kisen KK, Takasago, Japan; renamed DAIBOSHI MARU NO 6
29/11/1944 Sank
Comments: 29/11/1944: Torpedoed & sunk by submarine USS SPADEFISH, 150 miles SW of Inchon


Above photo as GRACCHUS is copyright of Allan Green

Above photo as GRACCHUS is copyright of Allan Green

Above photo as GRACCHUS is copyright of Allan Green

Above photo as GRACCHUS is copyright of Allan Green

Above photo as GRACCHUS is courtesy of Richard Cox

Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 24/07/1902