Ships hit during WWI

Goffredo Mameli

NameGoffredo Mameli
GRT4,124 tons
Country  Italian
BuilderW. Doxford & Sons, Ltd., Sunderland
OperatorFerrovie dello Stato, Genoa
HistoryBuilt as Maria Racich for the Navigazione Libera Giovanni Racich & Ci., Ragusa. Seized at Venice in May 1915 by the Italian government. Renamed in 1916.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Goffredo Mameli

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
120 Sep 1917UB 50 (Franz Becker)SunkTorpedoed 45 miles SW of Cape Spartel
36° 05'N, 6° 15'W
Italy - U.K.

Goffredi Mameli had sailed from Gibraltar in convoy HG15 on the 19th.

Position of attack on Goffredo Mameli

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