SS Marquette

DescriptionTroopship torpedoed and sunk in the Aegean Sea 36 nautical miles (67 km) south of Salonica, Greece on 23 October 1915 by SM U-35 ( Kaiserliche Marine), with the loss of 167 lives, (29 Crew, 10 Nurses, 128 Troops) out of 741 people on board.
Year1915
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost167
Ship UseMilitary
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War One
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Marquette_(1898)