Armenia



DescriptionA hospital ship sunk on 7 November 1941 by German torpedo-carrying Heinkel He 111 aircraft. She was evacuating refugees, wounded military personnel and staff from several of Crimea's hospitals. An estimated 7,000 people were killed, 2,000 of whom are believed to have been unregistered passengers. Eight survivors were rescued by an escort vessel.
Year1941
Nationaliy of ShipRussia
Lives Lost7,000
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armenia_(ship)