DescriptionOn 15 February 1917 the troop transport was carrying Italian, Serbian and French troops from Taranto to Salonica, was torpedoed and sunk by U-39 off Cape Matapan. 870 men were lost.
Nationaliy of ShipItaly
Lives Lost870
Ship UseMilitary
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War One
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Minas_(1891)