Ships hit during WWI


GRT923 tons
Country  Italian
BuilderJames Laing, Sunderland
OperatorSoc. Anon. di Navigazione La Sicania, Trapani
HistoryBuilt as Minerva for N.V. Koninkl. Nederland. Stoomboot Mij., Amsterdam. Sold in 1908 to Soc. Anon. di Navigazione La Sicania and renamed Erice but this was soon changed to Erix.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Erix

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
118 Aug 1916U 35 (Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière)Sunkin Malta Channel
36° 09'N, 15° 49'E
Rhodos - Naples
in ballast

Position of attack on Erix

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