Persia



DescriptionThe P&O liner was torpedoed and sunk without warning off Crete on 30 December 1915 by U-38. She sank in 5–10 minutes, killing 343 of the 519 aboard.
Year1915
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost343
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War One
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Persia_(1900)