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stepping stones of maritime history


On March 28th, 1917, Martchiena departed Le Havre via Valerie-en-Caux to Rotterdam with stone and lime. She arrived at Valérie-en-Caux and continued to Rotterdam on May 5th. Since then she was reported missing.

After the war, her fate was known: on May 9th, 1917, Marchiena was sunk by the German submarine UC-17 off Beachy Head.


MasterVeninga, C.
People on board5
Length101.5 feet (30.9 m)
Width22 feet (6.7 m)
Draft2.6 feet (0.8 m)
Tonnage169 ton


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