Egypt,Red Sea

The steamer Dacca was built by A & J Inglis in Glasgow and launched in November 1881. She sailed for the company Gray & Dawes between Australia and England. Under a journey from London to Australia she hit ground and sank near Abu Kizan 15.May 1890. Of the older wrecks in the Red Sea from this time, this is the only one not found. Its believed the wreck rest somewhere west of Daedalus lighthouse.

Former names:

390,0 x 43,6 x 27,6 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
3909 grt
Glasgow ( UK ) 1881
Glasgow ( UK )

Picture: Dacca,unknown date
Courtesy of "Looking Back" blog

Last updated: January 2019