Italian submarines in World War Two

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TypeSea going 
ClassS (Type VII C) (28) 
Laid down 27 Oct 1942 Danziger Werft AG, Danzig, Germany
Launched8 May 1943
Commissioned25 Aug 1943
End service10 Sep 1943
Loss date
Loss position
History Taken over by the Germans on 10th September 1943 after Italian armistice. Commissioned as U-1161 on 27th September 1943. Scuttled off Flensburg on 5th May 1945.


CommanderDate fromDate toCommand notes
T.V. Federico De Siervo25 Aug 19439 Sep 1943

Ships hit

No ships hit by this submarine.

Patrols and events

 CommanderDateTimePortArr. dateArr. timeArr. portMilesDescription
De Siervo, Federico9 Sep 1943Danzig9 Sep 1943DanzigSeized by the Germans at the armistice. No patrols carried out.

1 entries. 1 total patrol entries (0 marked as war patrols) and 0 events.

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