Ships hit during WWI

Sterope

NameSterope
TypeSteamer
GRT9,500 tons
Country  Italian
Built1905
BuilderFratelli Orlando, Livorno
OperatorRoyal Italian Navy
HistoryCombination tanker and cargo vessel. Per Spindler, an armed merchant cruiser but more likely just an armed mercnat ship.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Sterope


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
17 Apr 1918U 155 (Erich Eckelmann)SunkSurrendered after a gunnery battle off the Azores and then scuttled
38° 44'N, 18° 09'W

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Position of attack on Sterope

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1918 (1).

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