Ariosto

DescriptionOn 15 February 1942 HMS P38 torpedoed the Italian steamship, sailing in a convoy from Tripoli to Palermo and carrying 410 people, including 294 British POWs. The ship broke in two halves, which later sank, and 158 people, including 138 POWs, were lost.
Year1942
Nationaliy of ShipItaly
Lives Lost158
Ship UseMilitary
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_P38_(1941)