Ships hit during WWI

Burdigala

NameBurdigala
TypeArmed merchant cruiser
GRT12,009 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  French
Built1897
BuilderF. Schichau, Danzig
OperatorFrench navy
HistoryPeace-time operator: Cie. de Navigation Sud-Atlantique, Bordeaux

U-boat attacks on Armed merchant cruiser Burdigala


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
114 Nov 1916U 73 (Gustav Sieß)SunkMined less than 2 miles off the St. Nicholas harbor, Kea Island, Greece.
37° 40'N, 24° 17'E
Thessaloniki-Toulon

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also used as a troopship - Video on wreck at: Video of the wreck.

Article about the loss.



Position of attack on Burdigala

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1916 (1).

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