VA VIN

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Vin YA Chinois Travailleur on S.S.Athos. At 12:27 on 17 February 1917, during her third voyage, Athos was torpedoed by the German submarine SM U-65 commanded by Hermann von Fischel, while 180 nautical miles (330 km; 210 mi) east by south of Malta. Aboard Athos were 1,950 people, including the crew, Chinese labourers, a large contingent of Senegalese soldiers, and civilian passengers, including women and children. The survivors were picked up by the escort ships Enseigne Henry and Mameluck, as well as the gunboat Moqueuse and the torpedo-boat Baliste. He died of his injuries 28 February 1917.

At rest in TaBraxia Cemetery, Malta.
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