Ships hit during WWI

Balkan

NameBalkan
TypeMail steamer used as troopship
GRT1,709 tons
Country  French
Built1882
BuilderA. McMillan & Son, Dumbarton
OperatorFraissinet et Cie, Marseille
History

U-boat attacks on Mail steamer used as troopship Balkan


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
116 Aug 1918UB 48 (Wolfgang Steinbauer)SunkTorpedoed 7 miles NW of Ile Rousse, Corsica
42° 40'N, 8° 39'E
Marseille-Corsica

400

troopship, approx 400 lost

Position of attack on Balkan

ship sunk.


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