Italian submarines in World War Two

Italian Commanders

Riccardo Lesca

Born  7 Apr 1909Ivrea (Turin)


  T.V.Tenente di Vascello


9 Apr 1943 Croce di guerra al valore militare

Career information

SCIRÈ (T.V. C.O.): from 17.10.1938 to 23.06.1940.

Commands listed for Riccardo Lesca

Submarine Type Rank From To
Scirè (SR)Coastal / Sea goingT.V.17 Oct 193823 Jun 1940

Ships hit by Riccardo Lesca

No ships hit by this Commander.

War patrols listed for Riccardo Lesca

 SubmarineDateTimePortArr. dateArr. timeArr. portMilesDescription
Scirè (SR)10 Jun 1940La Spezia10 Jun 1940La SpeziaAt La Spezia.

Scirè (SR)14 Jun 19400720La Spezia14 Jun 19401400La Spezia48Exercises.

1.Scirè (SR)14 Jun 19402100La Spezia19 Jun 19400835La Spezia245,5Patrolled 125° - Cape Noli - 10 miles, between Cape Noli and Cape dell'Arma (French border), to attack traffic coming from Toulon.

3 entries. 3 total patrol entries (1 marked as war patrols) and 0 events.

Italian Commanders

Italian Submarines