Daily Event for May 15, 2012

May 15, 1918 the freighter War Grange was torpedoed about 7 miles north of Towan Head, Newquay, England. The explosion killed five of the crew, but the ship failed to sink and was run aground at Towan Beach where she remained until repaired. The ship had been built in 1917 and under the control of the shipping controller. In 1919 she was sold to Italian owners and renamed Giglio, a little less than ten years later on Apr. 5, 1928 she was wrecked off Noirmoutier-en-l'Île, France.
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Roll of Honour
In memory of those who lost their lives in SS War Grange
"As long as we embrace them in our memory, their spirit will always be with us"

Appleby, John T. T.
3rd Engineer
Klotz, Walter
2nd Engineer
Mahjed, Abdul
Mann, James
Cabin Boy
(Age 17)
Selby, Frank H.
1st Engineer

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