"Postcard of the SS Italia"
|Builder||Cie. Française de Navigation et de Construction Naval, Nantes|
|In service||1904 to 1917|
|Fate||Sunk in 1917|
During World War I it was operated by the French Navy as an armed boarding steamer of 1,305 tons. On May 30, 1917, the SS Italia was torpedoed and sunk by the Austro-Hungarian Navy submarine U-4 (Captain Rudolf Singule) in the Mediterranean Sea 46 miles southeast of Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy.