|GRT||18,510 tons (one of the largest ships hit)|
|Builder||Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Ltd., Newcastle|
|Operator||Cunard Steam-Ship Co., Ltd., Liverpool|
|History||Built as an ocean-liner. Operated from February 1915 as a troopship.|
U-boat attacks on Troopship Franconia
|1||4 Oct 1916||UB 47 (Wolfgang Steinbauer)||Sunk||195 miles E1/2S of Malta. 36.00N, 18.09E per KTB||35.56N, 18.30E||Alexandria - Marseille||12|
|She was not carrying troops at the time of her sinking. Survivors (302) were picked up by the hospital ship Dover Castle.|
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