Vieniba

DescriptionA hospital ship that was sunk on 27 June 1941 by German aircraft. The ship was evacuating wounded military personnel and refugees from the Latvian port city of Liepaja. More than 800 people were killed; eight survivors reached the coast and another five were picked up by an escort torpedo-boat.
Year1941
Nationaliy of ShipRussia
Lives Lost800
Ship UseMilitary
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two