Ships hit during WWI

Cassini

NameCassini
TypeMinelayer
GRT970 tons
Country  French
Built1894
BuilderF C de la Mediterranée, La Seyne
OperatorFrench Navy
HistoryConverted from a torpedo cruiser to a minelayer in 1913. Also used as a patrol vessel during the war.

U-boat attacks on Minelayer Cassini


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
128 Feb 1917UC 35 (Ernst von Voigt)SunkMined Straits of Bonifacio, Corsica
41° 19'N, 9° 19'E


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Position of attack on Cassini

ship sunk.


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