Ships hit during WWI

Leon Gambetta

NameLeon Gambetta
TypeArmored cruiser
GRT12,416 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  French
BuilderArsenal de Brest
OperatorFrench navy

U-boat attacks on Armored cruiser Leon Gambetta

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
127 Apr 1915k.u.k. U5 (Georg Ritter von Trapp)SunkTorpedoed 15 miles S of Cape Santa Maria di Leuca
39° 30'N, 18° 15'E


Position of attack on Leon Gambetta

ship sunk.

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