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.
Year1916
Nationaliy of ShipItaly
Lives Lost1,926
Ship UseMilitary
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War One
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Principe_Umberto