Ships hit during WWI

Danton

NameDanton
TypeBattleship
GRT18,300 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  French
Built1909
BuilderArsenal de Brest
OperatorFrench navy
History

U-boat attacks on Battleship Danton


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
119 Mar 1917U 64 (Robert Moraht)SunkTorpedoed about 30 miles SW of San Pietro Island.
38° 46'N, 8° 11'E


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The wreck of Danton was located in 2009.

Position of attack on Danton

ship sunk.


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