SS Alavi-Bombay & Persia Steam navigation co

maximus
26th September 2006, 19:57
I would like to know information about the SS Alavi of the Bombay & Persia Steam navigation co,sank by a german submarine in the first world war.
Thanks.

gdynia
27th September 2006, 04:33
Hope this helps

Bombay & Persia Steam Navigation Co.; 1893; Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Co.; 3,627 tons; 335x43x27-6; 280n.h.p.; 8-5knots; triple-expansion engines.The steamship Alavi was intercepted by a German submarine six miles N.E. of Cape Palos, near Cartagena, on October 13th, 1917. The submarine opened fire from the surface and sank the vesselwith shells. Thirteen men were killed.