Ships hit during WWI

La Provence

NameLa Provence
TypeArmed merchant cruiser
GRT13,753 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  French
Built1905
BuilderChant. & Atel. de St. Nazaire, St. Nazaire
OperatorFrench Navy
HistoryPeace-time owner: Cie. Générale Transatlantique, Havre

U-boat attacks on Armed merchant cruiser La Provence


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
126 Feb 1916U 35 (Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière)Sunkoff Cerigo Island

Toulon - Saloniki
troops
990

Used as troopship; also known as PROVENCE II in the French Navy.


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