Ships hit during WWI


TypePassenger steamer
GRT9,203 tons
Country  Italian
BuilderPalmers’ SB. & Iron Co., Ltd., Newcastle
OperatorNavigazione Generale Italiana, Genoa

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Palermo

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
12 Dec 1916U 72 (Ernst Krafft)SunkTorpedoed and then shelled 25 miles off Cape San Sebastian
41° 55'N, 3° 25'E
New York - Genoa
horses, munitions & general cargo

Position of attack on Palermo

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