Ships hit during WWI

Chaouia

NameChaouia
TypePassenger steamer
GRT4,334 tons
Country  French
Built1896
BuilderKoninkl. Mij. “De Schelde”, Vlissingen
OperatorCie. de Navigation Paquet, Marseille
History

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Chaouia


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
115 Jan 1919UC 53 (Erich Gerth)SunkMined in the Straits of Messina
38° 18'N, 15° 41'E
Marseille - Batoum
passengers & general cargo
476

Mine laid on October 3, 1918.

Position of attack on Chaouia

ship sunk.


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