Yacht Granma

yacht granma granma yacht granma is the yacht that was used to transport 82 fighters of the cuban revolution from mexico to cuba in november 1956 for the purpose of overthrowing the regime of fulgencio batista the 60foot 18 m dieselpowered cabin cruiser was built in 1943 by wheeler shipbuilding of brooklyn ny as a light armored target practice, granma yacht the vessel which brought the cuban revolution in cuba on november 1956 fidel castro che guevara camilo cienfuegos and castros brother raul castro along with 80 other fighters departed from the mexican port of tuxpan veracruz and headed to cuba on the yacht granma the 60foot 18 meters dieselpowered cabin cruiser

Cuba 1952 1959 May 2009

granma was originally c1994 one of 10 bomb target boats that the wheeler yacht company of brooklyn ny built for the us navy in 194243 the boats cost 75000 each the equivalent of about 134 million today, granma yacht granma is the yacht that was used to transport the fighters of the cuban revolution from mexico to cuba in 1956 for the purpose of overthrowing the regime of fulgencio batista the 60foot 18meter dieselpowered cabin cruiser was built in 1943 and designed to accommodate 12 people it is said to have been named for the original owners grandmother

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granma is the yacht that was used to transport 82 fighters of the cuban revolution from mexico to cuba in november 1956 for the purpose of overthrowing the regime of fulgencio batista the 60foot 18 m dieselpowered cabin cruiser was built in 1943 and designed to accommodate 12 people, the granma the granma supposedly named after the grandmother of its first owner an american was run down its two diesel engines in need of repair the 13 meter about 43 feet yacht was designed for 12 passengers and could only fit about 20 comfortably castro docked the yacht in tuxpan on the mexican coast