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DescriptionOn 19 March 1918 the Austro-Hungarian steamship struck a mine and quickly sank off Shëngjin, Albania. 970 to 1,003 people (including 413 Italian POWs) were registered as being aboard, but sources stated that also hundreds of unregistered Austro-Hungarian soldiers on leave had boarded her. At least 685 were lost. Other sources put the number of dead from more than 700 to more than 1,000.
Year1918
Nationaliy of ShipAustria
Nationaliy of ShipHungary
Lives Lost843
Ship UseMilitary
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War One