Ships hit during WWI


GRT1,280 tons
Country  Russian
BuilderC. Mitchell & Co., Newcastle
OperatorRussian Steam Navigation and Trading Co., Odessa
HistoryUnder Imperial Russian Navy requistion as Transport 57. Also listed as Rostoff.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Rostov

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
122 Nov 1915UC 13 (Johannes Kirchner)DamagedDamaged by shellfire from UC 13’s 37mm gun between Tuapse and Sotschi

215 Apr 1918UC 23 (Hans Georg Lübbe)SunkS of Sevastopol
44° 35'N, 34° 20'E

Position of attack on Rostov

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