Research on the German Armed Forces 1918-1945
The Italian Hosptial Ship Aquileja in German hands in 1943 (??)
Jan, 1914 Launched.
1914 - 1935 (??) In Dutch service as the passenger ship Prins der Nederlanden.
June 25, 1935 Taken over by the Italians, renamed as the Aquileja.
May 24, 1940 In Italian service as the Hospital Ship Aquileja.
1940 - 1943 The Aquileja saw service in the Mediterranian Sea, especially in North African waters, serving the wounded and sick German and Italian troops stationed there.
Sept, 1943 After the Italian capitualtion, the Aquileja was taken over by the Germans.
Oct 6, 1943 In the service of the Kriegsmarine as a Hospital Ship.
Dec 15, 1943 Sunk and grounded.
Feb 16, 1944 Decommissioned.
June 26, 1944 Sunk as a block ship, broken up.
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