SS FRANCOLI

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Its fall transcurrio the October 1, 1918, while on a trip from Alicante to Sfax, with a cargo of sulfur, and sent to the bottom off the coast of La Manga, near Cape Palos by gunfire from German Uboat UB type

The crew consists of 26 men were saved by the French Stamer Saint Servant, whose men armed with guns attempted to sink the UB-49, with his gun, put to flight by the U boat and rescue the crew managing to disembark later

The SS Francoli, Candlestick Sulphur or, as we like to call it, is today a wreck which rests on a sandy bottom, half buried and at a height of about -45/50m deep, half sunk in embedded and arema not

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