SS Ancona was an ocean liner, built in 1908 by Workman, Clark and Company of Belfast for the Societa di Navigazione a Vapore Italia of Genoa. She was an emigrant ship on a route between Italy and the United States. sank her on 8 November 1915 off the coast of Tunisia.
Design and construction
In 1907 and 1908 shipyards in Scotland and Ireland built three sister ships for the Italia Società di Navigazione a Vapore's route between Genoa and Philadelphia via Naples and New York. The first was , which D. and W. Henderson and Company in Glasgow launched on 15 February 1907 and completed in 1908.
Workman, Clark and Company in Belfast built the second and third sisters, Ancona and . Ancona was launched on 19 December 1907, with Miss Violet Ardill of Greystones as her sponsor on behalf of the Duke of Andría. She was completed in February 1908. Verona was launched on 31 March 1908 and completed that May. After successful sea trials, Ancona was commissioned in Febru