Ships hit during WWI

Santa Maria

NameSanta Maria
TypeSailing vessel
GRT947 tons
Country  Italian
BuilderN. Odero fu A., Sestri Ponente
OperatorSoc. Anon. di Navigazione la Sicania, Trapani
HistorySteel-hulled bark. Built as Maria for Cav. F. Scerni du P., Genoa. Sold in 1900 to G. D’Ali fu G.M., Trapani and renamed Santa Maria. Sold to Soc. Anon. di Navigazione la Sicania in 1911.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Santa Maria

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
131 Aug 1916U 34 (Claus Rücker)SunkStopped and sunk 30 miles off Cape San Antonio
39° 14'N, 0° 48'E
Leghorn - Norfolk
in ballast

Position of attack on Santa Maria

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