Ships hit during WWI

Amiral Charner

NameAmiral Charner
TypeArmored cruiser
GRT4,750 tons
Country  French
BuilderArsenal de Rochefort
OperatorFrench navy

U-boat attacks on Armored cruiser Amiral Charner

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
18 Feb 1916U 21 (Otto Hersing)SunkTorpedoed 15 miles W of Beirut
33° 21'N, 34° 54'E


Torpedoed and sunk en route to Port Said, the Admiral Charner sank within four minutes of a torpedo striking her between the bridge and fore funnel. A raft with the sole survivor was recovered on February 13.

Position of attack on Admiral Charner

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