Ships hit during WWI

Maria Pia

NameMaria Pia
GRT180 tons
Country  Italian
BuilderW. Richardson & Co., Newcastle
OperatorImpresa Fogliotti, Naples
HistoryA tug being used as a passenger transport.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Maria Pia

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
122 May 1918UB 50 (Franz Becker)DamagedShelled (one hit) 14 miles off the Chafarinas Islands

Melilla - Oran

Master: Francisco Cappano, who was among those killed by the shell hit.

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