Ships hit during WWI

Ancona

NameAncona
TypePassenger steamer
GRT8,210 tons
Country  Italian
Built1908
BuilderWorkman, Clark & Co., Ltd., Belfast
OperatorSoc. di Navigazione a Vap. Italia, Genoa
History

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Ancona


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
18 Nov 1915U 38 (Max Valentiner)Sunkoff Cape Carbonara
38.14N, 10.08E
Naples & Messina - New York
passengers
200

over 200 lost. U38 was flying Austrian flag during attack

Position of attack on Ancona

Legend

1915 (1).

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