Italian submarines in World War Two

CB 13
CB 13

ClassCB (42) 
Laid down Caproni-Taliedo, Milan
End service
Loss date
Loss position
History Captured by the German when still under construction. Transferred to the Italian Socialist Republic on completion in late 1943. Sunk during an Allied air raid on 23 March 1945


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Ships hit

No ships hit by this submarine.

Patrols and events

 CommanderDateTimePortArr. dateArr. timeArr. portMilesDescription
8 Sep 1943Pola8 Sep 1943PolaAt Pola at armistice time.

10 Sep 1943Pola10 Sep 1943EveningSurrendered.She was made ready by using parts from CB 7, but was then ordered to surrender to the Germans by Admiral Strazzeri. Under repairs at Pola until at least 29th September 1944. Transferred from Trieste to Pola in a ship in February 1945.

12 May 1944Pola12 May 1944PolaAt Pola.
  12 May 1944
(0) At Pola.
The midget submarine came under air attack and was damaged. The date is approximate and could be earlier.

She was deemed not worth repairing. It is possible she was repaired later.

23 Mar 1945Pola23 Mar 1945PolaDamaged by bombs. Not repaired.

4 entries. 4 total patrol entries (0 marked as war patrols) and 1 events.

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