Croatia,Adriatic Sea

The steam ship Albanien and her sister ship Adelsberg was laid down in Trieste in 1910 at the San Rocco shipyard for the Austrian company Lloyds Austriaco. Little is known about her history, but she was used in "local transport" during the early years of first world war. She was sunk by two torpedoes from the Italian submarine Atrapo under command of Lieutenant Maragini 4.June 1916 between the islands of Rab and Pag. The wreck rest today on a depth of 65 to 72 meter.

Former names:

65,8 x 9,7 x 4,8 m
Tons: Built: Home Port:
1120 grt / 517 nrt
Trieste ( AH *) 1910
Trieste ( AH* )

Picture: The wreck of Albanien
From video by Davide De Benedictes

* AH = The Austrian Hungary empire. This empire ended after first world war
Shipyard: Stabilimento Tecnico Triestino, STT. Yard# 399, launched 1910
According to Navypedia, Atrato is not recorded with any combat actions.
The Shiplist only refer to the sinking as "by Italian submarine".

Last updated: November 2017