Regina Margherita



DescriptionOn 11 December 1916 the Italian pre-dreadnought battleship struck two mines, capsized and quickly sank in the gulf of Valona, Albania. 678 of the 949 people aboard (37 officers, 760 enlisted men and 162 officers and soldiers travelling as passengers), including the former commander of the Italian expeditionary corps in Albania, lieutenant general Oreste Baldini, were lost.
Year1916
Nationaliy of ShipItaly
Lives Lost678
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War One
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italian_battleship_Regina_Margherita