Ships hit during WWI

Milazzo

NameMilazzo
TypeSteamer
GRT11,477 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  Italian
Built1916
BuilderSoc. Fiat San Giorgio, Muggiano
Operator“Transoceanica” Soc. Italiana di Nav., Naples
HistoryBulk carrier

U-boat attacks on Steamer Milazzo


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
129 Aug 1917k.u.k. U14 (Georg Ritter von Trapp)Sunk250 miles E of Malta
34° 44'N, 19° 16'E
Karachi - Malta



Position of attack on Milazzo

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