DescriptionOn 17 December 1942 the Italian destroyer Aviere, while escorting the German cargo ship Ankara from Napoli to Bizerte together with the destroyer Camicia Nera, was torpedoed by the submarine HMS Splendid and sank in a few minutes, after breaking in two. 220 of her crew were killed; 30 were rescued.
Nationaliy of ShipItaly
Lives Lost220
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two