Petrella

DescriptionSteamship torpedoed by the submarine HMS Sportsman, while transporting 3,173 Italian POWs from Crete to the mainland. 2,670 men were killed.
Year1944
Nationaliy of ShipGermany
Lives Lost2,670
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_ship_Petrella