City of Pretoria

DescriptionWas a British steam merchant that was travelling unescorted in the North Atlantic when she was torpedoed by U-172. She explodes and sank northwest of the Azores with all aboard killed.
Year1943
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost145
Ship UseCivilian
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_City_of_Pretoria