Lilla

Spain,Mediterranean

Thordisa was built by Thomas Turnbull & Son in Whitby, and was launched in 1888 for Thomas Turnbull & Son. She sailed for the same company until 1913, when she was sold to the Italian company Francesco Degresso in Genoa and renamed Lilla. Under a journey from England to Italy she fell victim to the most famous uboat captain of all time, Lothar von Arnauld de la Periere and his SM U 35 outside Cartagena 14. October 1917. The wreck rest today in two parts on a depth of 35 to 45 meter at Tomas Maestre. Also see the steamer Vilhelm Krag, another victim of SM U 35.


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Lilla
Thordisa
88,1 x 11,7 6,3 m
     
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2317 grt
Whitby ( UK ) 1888
Genoa ( IT )


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Last updated: June 2017