|Builder||Flensburger Schiffsbau Ges., Flensburg|
|Operator||Italian Government requisition - Ferrovie dello Stato, operators|
U-boat attacks on Steamer Pietro Maroncelli
|1||30 May 1918||UB 49 (Hans von Mellenthin)||Sunk||Torpedoed and sunk W of Sardinia||40° 48'N, 8° 00'E||Bahia Blanca - Genoa|
|Rear Admiral Giovanni Viglione, who was on board as the convoy commodore, ordered all the survivors into the lifeboats, then chose to stay aboard and to go down with the ship. Together with Rear Admiral Ernesto Rubin de Cervin (killed in the explosion of the battleship Benedetto Brin in 1915), he was the highest ranking Italian Navy officer killed in WWI.|
Position of attack on Pietro Maroncelli
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