(ex Italian submarine Alpino Bagnolini)

Type Generale Liuzzi Italian design
Laid down 1938 Cantieri Tosi, Italy
Commissioned * 10 Sept, 1943 Oblt. Carl Wunderlich
Commanders 10.43 - 03.44 Oblt. Carl Wunderlich
Career 1 patrol 10.43 - 03.44 12th Flotilla (Bordeaux) front boat
Successes None
Fate Launched as the Italian submarine Alpino Bagnolini on 28 Oct 1939. Taken over by the Germans, following the Italian capitulation, at her Bordeaux, France base on 9 Sept, 1943.

Sunk 11 March, 1944 south of the Cape of Good Hope, in position 41.28S, 17.40E, by a South African aircraft. 43 dead (all hands lost).

* Commissioned into German service.

UIT-22 leaving for its last patrol.

These boats were roughly 1166tons on the surface, in many ways they were similar in measurements to the German type IXC, they had 8 torpedo tubes and carried 14 torpedoes and had a complement of roughly 57 in Italian service.

UIT-22 (ex Alpino Bagnolini) and UIT-23 (ex Reginaldo Giuliani) were identical boats.