Ships hit during WWI

König Albert

NameKönig Albert
TypeHospital ship
GRT10,484 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  Italian
BuilderAct. Ges. “Vulkan”, Stettin
OperatorFerrovie dello Stato, Genoa
HistoryA Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen liner that had been seized at Genoa in 1915 for use as a hospital ship.

U-boat attacks on Hospital ship König Albert

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
120 Jan 1916k.u.k. U11 ()prizeTaken as prize, later released
41° 58'N, 19° 33'E


Position of attack on König Albert

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