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Grampus trivia

Some 'not a lot of people know that' facts and fables about Grampus stuff. Let us know if you have any suggestions for more Grampus trivia.

The name probably comes from the Latin for 'Grand Fish' (grandis piscis) and is a popular name for the black and white Killer Whale (Orcinus orca). Technically, the Latin name for Risso's Dolphin (Grampus griseus).
There have been 10 British warships named HMS Grampus. The first was a sloop launched in 1731. The most recent was a submarine launched in 1957 and sunk as a target in 1980.
The US Navy have launched seven USS Grampus warships: The first was a schooner launched in 1821 and the last was a submarine launched in 1944 and scrapped in 1972.
CSS Grampus was a Confederate river-boat built in 1856, and sunk in 1862.
Nagoya Grampus 8 is a soccer team in the Japanese League 1. Became known in the UK as the club Gary Lineker played for at the end of his career.
British Railways had a design of wagon known as the Grampus. Visit the Bluebell Railway site to learn more...
Read the classic Stanley Holloway monologue by Marriott Edgar