Principe Umberto

DescriptionOn 8 June 1916 the steamship and another transport were carrying troops escorted by four Regia Marina destroyers a one scout cruiser. The Austro-Hungarian U-5 torpedoed her and she sank quickly, killing 1,926 of the 2,821 men aboard.
Nationaliy of ShipItaly
Lives Lost1,926
Ship UseMilitary
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War One
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