Corsaro

DescriptionOn 9 January 1943 the Italian destroyer Corsaro, while escorting the cargo ship Ines Corrado from Naples to Bizerte together with the destroyer Maestrale, hit two mines laid by the minelayer HMS Abdiel (after Maestrale had already been damaged by another mine) and quickly sank. 187 men were lost, 48 were rescued.
Year1943
Nationaliy of ShipItaly
Lives Lost187
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two