# 63 Tourist attraction _II / Nisos Gramvousa ; Ήμερη Γραμβούσα - Greece

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Motorsip Dimitrios P, length 146 feet. The ship sailed on December 30, 1967 from Chalkis, with 440 tons of cement and destined for North Africa. Because of the weather, was forced to drop anchor in the bay Diakofti of Kythira. On January 6 sailed to its destination, but again encountered bad weather and was forced to change course towards the western coast of Crete. Anchored on the south side of the island Meek Gramvoussa (Ήμερη Γραμβούσα)at 200 meters from the shore and fired and the two anchors. On January 8, 1968 at 13.15, broke the chain of bow and the captain tried to keep the boat with the help of the machine, but ultimately did not succeed, the vessel ran aground on the left side and the engine room flooded with water.The governor ordered the abandonment of the vessel and the crew remained in Meek Gramvoussa until January 10 due to bad weather and finally received by the destroyer Ierax who had sailed to Souda. The ship remained there until today, becoming more integral part of the landscape.

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Comments (188)

Ricardito SVK on August 8, 2013

Wonderful picture! like Greetings, Richard

Isse on August 19, 2013

Thank you Richard for your attention and L79

Greetings, Istvan C

Gustavo Ramos Chagas on August 21, 2013

Wonderful photo and place! Like + Favorite.

Greetings from Brazil!

Isse on August 21, 2013

Thank you Gustavo, for your appreciation with L80 and YS16_

Greetings, Istvan C

Isse on October 10, 2013



Anand Singh on November 7, 2013

Wonderful place and photo! YSL17/81, greetings from India, Anand

Isse on November 8, 2013

Thanks Anand for your apprecaition!

Greetings, IC

Isse on February 7, 2014


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Photo taken in Μονοπ. Κάστρο Γραμβούσας, Kissamos 734 00, Greece

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