Ships hit during WWI

Principe Umberto

NamePrincipe Umberto
GRT7,929 tons
Country  Italian
BuilderCantieri Navali Riuniti, Palermo
OperatorNavigazione Generale Italiana, Genoa

U-boat attacks on Troopship Principe Umberto

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
18 Jun 1916k.u.k. U5 (Friedrich Schlosser)SunkTorpedoed 15 miles SW of Linguetta, Adriatic
40° 19'N, 19° 10'E


Figures of casualties vary; some sources give 1990 dead.

Position of attack on Principe Umberto

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