Artigliere



DescriptionOn 12 October 1940 the Italian destroyer Artigliere was disabled by the light cruiser HMS Ajax during the battle of Cape Passero, and later sunk by the heavy cruiser HMS York. 132 of her crew were killed and 122 rescued.
Year1940
Nationaliy of ShipItaly
Lives Lost132
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Cape_Passero_(1940)