DescriptionOn 17 June 1943 the British troopship Yoma, while part of a convoy northwest of the port of Derna, Libya, was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-81. She sank rapidly and 484 people were killed while another 1,477 were rescued.
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost484
Ship UseMilitary
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Yoma