Antoniotto Usodimare

DescriptionOn 8 June 1942 the Italian destroyer, while escorting a convoy from Naples to Tripoli, was torpedoed by the Italian submarine Alagi in a friendly fire incident. The destroyer immediately broke in two and sank in a few minutes off Cape Bon. 141 of the 306 people aboard (including a small group of naval officers and ratings on passage) were killed.
Nationaliy of ShipItaly
Lives Lost141
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
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