Unit History: RFA Bacchus

RFA Bacchus
RFA Bacchus (1915) was a stores freighter and distilling ship of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. Built by William Hamilton of Port Glasgow for the Indo China S.N.Co and purchased by the Admiralty while on the stocks on 22 March 1915.Renamed BACCHUS 11 in May 1936 in order to free the name for a new ship.Sunk as target 15 November 1938 over the Hurd Deep, 10 miles off Alderney in the Channel Islands, by gunfire from the cruiser HMS DUNEDIN

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