Ships hit during WWI


TypePassenger steamer
GRT3,716 tons
Country  French
BuilderCie. des Messageries Maritimes, La Ciotat
OperatorCie. des Messageries Maritimes, Marseille

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Djemmah

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
114 Jul 1918UB 105 (Wilhelm Marschall)SunkTorpedoed between Bengasi and Derna
33° 12'N, 23° 55'E
Marseille - Madagascar
passengers & general cargo

Figure of people on board is: Crew 153, Passengers 601. Ship was hit at 21:30 GMT and sank within 2 minutes. Report made by Capt. Filippi, 1st officer is available online (in french).

Position of attack on Djemnah

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