Ships hit during WWI

Amiral Charner

NameAmiral Charner
TypeArmored cruiser
GRT4,750 tons
Country  French
Built1893
BuilderArsenal de Rochefort
OperatorFrench navy
History

U-boat attacks on Armored cruiser Amiral Charner


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
18 Feb 1916U 21 (Otto Hersing)Sunk15 miles W of Beirut
33.21N, 34.54E


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Torpedoed and sunk en route to Port Said, the Admiral Charner sank within four minutes of a torpedo striking her between the bridge and fore funnel. A raft with the sole survivor was recovered on February 13.

Position of attack on Admiral Charner

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1916 (1).

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