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DescriptionOn 13 August 1914 the Austro-Hungarian passenger steamship accidentally struck an Austro-Hungarian mine and quickly sank off Rovigno, Istria. The most reported figures are 177 people lost and 159 saved, but other sources state 120–160 lost and 190 saved out of 310–350 people (245–285 passengers and 65 crew) plus children, who were not registered, or more than 200 victims. She was carrying both civilians and Austro-Hungarian troops.
Year1914
Nationaliy of ShipAustria
Nationaliy of ShipHungary
Lives Lost177
Ship UseCivilian
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War One
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rovinj