DescriptionThe Italian passenger steamship was torpedoed and sunk on 17 March 1918 off Sardinia by UB-49. She sank slowly, but 268 out of the 457 people aboard were killed. Other sources report 288 killed and 189 survivors, or more than 300 victims.
Nationaliy of ShipItaly
Lives Lost278
Ship UseCivilian
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War One
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