Ships hit during WWI

Transylvania

NameTransylvania
TypeTroopship
GRT14,348 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  British
Built1914
BuilderScotts’ SB. & Eng. Co., Ltd., Greenock
OperatorAnchor Line (Henderson Bros.), Ltd., Glasgow
History

U-boat attacks on Troopship Transylvania


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
14 May 1917U 63 (Otto Schultze)SunkTorpedoed 2.5 miles S of Cape Vado
44° 15'N, 8° 30'E
Marseille - Alexandria
troops
270

Position of attack on Transylvania

ship sunk.


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