Palatia



DescriptionOn 21 October 1942, while transporting POWs to Norway, the German ship was sunk off the Norwegian coast by a RAF aircraft. 78 prisoners and 108 Germans survived the sinking; 986 people, including 915 prisoners from the Soviet Union or Eastern Europe, were killed.
Year1942
Nationaliy of ShipGermany
Lives Lost986
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MS_Palatia_(1928)