Andrea Gritti

DescriptionAn Italian cargo ship sunk by British torpedo bombers on 3 September 1941 while carrying troops and supplies for the Axis forces in Northern Africa. The ship, sailing in a convoy, blew up with the loss of 347 men; there were only two survivors.
Year1941
Nationaliy of ShipItaly
Lives Lost347
Ship UseMilitary
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two