Ships hit during WWI

Volturno

NameVolturno
TypeSteamer
GRT11,495 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  Italian
Built1916
BuilderSoc. Fiat San Giorgio, La Spezia - Muggiano
Operator“Transoceanica” Soc. Italiana di Nav., Naples
HistoryBulk carrier

U-boat attacks on Steamer Volturno


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
126 Mar 1918UB 50 (Franz Becker)Sunkoff Bone, Algeria
37° 27'N, 8° 07'E
Portland, ME - Naples



Position of attack on Volturno

ship sunk.


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