Giovanni delle Bande Nere



DescriptionOn 1 April 1942, en route to La Spezia to repair storm damage, the Italian cruiser Giovanni delle Bande Nere was hit by two torpedoes from the submarine HMS Urge. She broke in two and sank with the loss of 381 men; 391 men were saved.
Year1942
Nationaliy of ShipItaly
Lives Lost381
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italian_cruiser_Giovanni_delle_Bande_Nere