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||Grid AM 9324|
|Complement||? men (0 dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||Liverpool (16 Jan) - St. John’s, Newfoundland|
|Cargo||844 tons of general cargo|
|History||Completed in June 1921|
On 19 Feb, 1941, the Gracia in convoy OB-287 was bombed and sunk by a German Fw200 aircraft in 59°39N/07°24W. All 48 crew members were rescued.
|Notes on loss|
On 16 Jan, 1940, the Gracia in convoy OB-72 was damaged by a mine laid on 6 January by U-30 about 5 miles west-southwest of the Bar Lightvessel, Liverpool. The ship was beached, but later salvaged, repaired and returned to service in February 1941.
* Estimated position shown here is based on positions of losses in a roughly the same German grid code. It may be a bit off but should give a good idea as to where the attack took place.
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