Grantleyhall salvage operations



Glass lantern slide by unknown photographer, ca. 1918. Image shows the salvege operation of SS Grantleyhall, [or Grantley Hall], West Hartlepool Steam Navigation Co. The ship struck a German mine 5 miles from Orford Ness, Suffolk, en route from Villarica to Middlesborough, on 23 December 1917, while carrying a cargo of iron ore.