Ships hit during WWI


GRT3,236 tons
Country  Italian
BuilderW. Doxford & Sons, Ltd., Sunderland
OperatorD. & E. Fratelli Bozzo, Genoa
HistorySS Cirene was another ‘Turret’ type steamer. She was originally built for Angier Line (1887) Ltd London in 1894. Original name Royalist.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Cirene

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
130 Sep 1915U 39 (Walter Forstmann)Sunk85 miles south of Koufonisi Island (Crete)
34° 20'N, 26° 19'E
Italy - Rhodes


Position of attack on Cirene


1915 (1).

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