Ships hit during WWI

Maria Di Pompei

NameMaria Di Pompei
TypeSailing vessel
GRT286 tons
Country  Italian
BuilderF. Terrizzano, Porto Maurizio
OperatorFrancesco Lofaro, Torre del Greco
HistoryWooden barkentine. Former names: Cuore M Pompei and Iniziativa.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Maria Di Pompei

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
119 Nov 1916U 72 (Ernst Krafft)SunkOff Sicily
36° 54'N, 17° 08'E


Crew rescued following day by French steamer Tchad.

Position of attack on Maria Di Pompei

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