DescriptionOn 17 January 1943 the Italian destroyer Bombardiere, while escorting the cargo ship Mario Roselli from Bizerte to Palermo together with the destroyer Legionario, was torpedoed by the submarine HMS United and quickly sank with the loss of 175 of her 224 crew.
Nationaliy of ShipItaly
Lives Lost175
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two