Italian submarines in World War Two

Italian Commanders

Matteo Nardon

Born  17 Sep 1920Lussinpiccolo (Croatia)


  S.T.V.Sottotenente di Vascello


  Croce di guerra al valore militare
2 Sep 1942 Croce di guerra al valore militare
11 Jul 1945 Croce di guerra al valore militare
17 May 1947 Medaglia di bronzo al valore militare

Career information

AVORIO (S.T.V. officer): from 01.02.1942 to ?
MALACHITE (S.T.V. Navigation Officer): from ? to 09.02.1943 (sunk, Nardon survived). C.B.3 (S.T.V. C.O.): From June 1943? to September 1943?

Commands listed for Matteo Nardon

Submarine Type Rank From To
CB 3 ()S.T.V.Jun 1943Sep 1943

Ships hit by Matteo Nardon

No ships hit by this Commander.

War patrols listed for Matteo Nardon

 SubmarineDateTimePortArr. dateArr. timeArr. portMilesDescription
CB 3 ()16 Jun 1943Costanza16 Jun 1943CostanzaExercises?

CB 3 ()17 Jun 1943Costanza17 Jun 1943CostanzaExercises?

1.CB 3 ()27 Jun 19430800Costanza29 Jun 19431200CostanzaAntisubmarine patrol.

CB 3 ()15 Jul 19430800Costanza15 Jul 19431100CostanzaExercises.

CB 3 ()16 Jul 19430800Costanza16 Jul 19431100CostanzaExercises.

CB 3 ()17 Jul 19430730Costanza17 Jul 19431100CostanzaExercises.

CB 3 ()25 Jul 19430830Costanza1 Aug 19431258SevastopolSailed with CB 4, the German tug Stralsund and the submarine chasers UJ-2301 and UJ-2302. They arrived at Sevastopol with the lighters F-301, F-304 and MR-7 and RS-4.

2.CB 3 ()5 Aug 19430714Sevastopol7 Aug 19431800SevastopolCarried out a patrol?

3.CB 3 ()17 Aug 1943Sevastopol19 Aug 19430730SevastopolA/S patrol South of Cape Tarkhankutsi to Evpatoria Bay.

4.CB 3 ()19 Aug 19430840Sevastopol22 Aug 19431516SevastopolPatrolled between (a) 44°15'N, 33°45'E (b) 44°00'N, 33°45'E (c) 44°15'N, 34°15'E (d) 44°00'N, 34°15'E.

5.CB 3 ()25 Aug 19430500Sevastopol25 Aug 19431330SevastopolSailed for patrol with CB 4 between 45°00 N and 45°30'N, and between 32°00'E and 32°30'E. May have turned back because of defects.

CB 3 ()4 Sep 19431545Ak Mechet5 Sep 19431645SevastopolPassage Ak Mechet-Sevastopol. Seized at Sevastopol.

6.CB 3 ()15 Sep 1943Sevastopol16 Sep 1943SevastopolPatrolled during operation MAINTLAND.

13 entries. 13 total patrol entries (6 marked as war patrols) and 0 events.

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