Italian submarines in World War Two

Italian Commanders

Sandro Cetti

Born  26 Jan 1908Como


  T.V.Tenente di Vascello


10 May 1943 Medaglia di bronzo al valore militare

Career information

JALEA (T.V. C.O.): from 25.04.1940 to 27.02.1941.

Commands listed for Sandro Cetti

Submarine Type Rank From To
Jalea (IA)Coastal / Sea goingT.V.25 Apr 194027 Feb 1941

Ships hit by Sandro Cetti

No ships hit by this Commander.

War patrols listed for Sandro Cetti

 SubmarineDateTimePortArr. dateArr. timeArr. portMilesDescription
1.Jalea (IA)9 Jun 19400745Porto Lago (Leros)14 Jun 19401615Porto Lago (Leros)579Patrolled in 35°08'N, 26°58'E on a patrol line with Delfino and Jantina, in Kaso Straits and south of Kaso Island, Aegean.
  11 Jun 19400810
(0) Kaso Strait.
At 0810 hours, an A/S craft dropped three depth-charges on the Jalea. The submarine escaped to the southeast. A fourth depth-charge was heard at 1030 hours. No Allied A/S vessels operated in the area.

2.Jalea (IA)29 Jun 19400930Porto Lago (Leros)9 Jul 19400955Porto Lago (Leros)811Patrolled in 35°10'N, 26°40'E (Kaso Straits).

3.Jalea (IA)5 Aug 19400730Porto Lago (Leros)17 Aug 19400652Porto Lago (Leros)1116,5Patrolled in Skarpanto Channel, north of Channel Rhodes-Skarpanto. Uneventful.

Jalea (IA)7 Sep 19401800Porto Lago (Leros)12 Sep 19401625Taranto640Passage Leros-Taranto.

Jalea (IA)22 Oct 19400840Taranto22 Oct 19401815Taranto61Exercises.

4.Jalea (IA)10 Nov 19402130Taranto11 Nov 19400930Taranto181Hydrophone watch in Gulf of Taranto.

5.Jalea (IA)12 Nov 19400400Taranto13 Nov 19401330Taranto181Hydrophone watch in 39°39'N, 18°53'E or 118° - Torre Scanzano - 15'. Uneventful.

6.Jalea (IA)14 Nov 19400700Taranto22 Nov 19401530Taranto519,5Patrolled west of Corfu within 5 miles of 39°39'N, 18°53'E. Uneventful.

7.Jalea (IA)1 Dec 19400900Taranto11 Dec 19401435Taranto638Patrolled with Da Procida south of Otranto Straits, in 39°40'N, 19°10'E.

8.Jalea (IA)26 Dec 19402109Taranto5 Jan 19411330Taranto1006,5Patrolled south of Straits of Otranto, from 38°40'N, 20°00'E to 10 miles east. Uneventful.

Jalea (IA)19 Jan 19411435Taranto19 Jan 19411540Taranto3Exercises.

9.Jalea (IA)21 Jan 19410805Taranto31 Jan 19411630Taranto663Patrolled south of Straits of Otranto in 38°40'N, 19°40'E. Uneventful except for H.E. and distant explosions.

Jalea (IA)1 Feb 19411430Taranto1 Feb 19411605Taranto4Exercises.

Jalea (IA)26 Feb 19410830Taranto26 Feb 19411644Taranto36Exercises, escorted by the minesweeper R.D.16.

Jalea (IA)27 Feb 19410910Taranto27 Feb 19411034Taranto2Exercises.

15 entries. 15 total patrol entries (9 marked as war patrols) and 1 events.

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