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Name: GRAVINA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/08/1886
Completed: 08/1886
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 224
Dimensions: 1245grt, 750nrt, 227.0 x 32.1 x 14.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (18, 28 & 48 x 30ins), 124nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a; (1898: 109446)
History:
08/1886 J Roca y Cia, Barcelona
1894 Cia Maritima, Barcelona
1898 Gravina Steamship Co Ltd (R MacAndrew & Co), Liverpool
07/02/1917 Sank
Comments: 07/02/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U81 85 miles west of Fastnet
On a voyage from Sevilla to London with a cargo of fruit.