DescriptionRoma was hit by two German Fritz X guided bombs on 9 September 1943, while proceeding from La Spezia toward Malta, in accordance with the terms of the Allied-Italian armiestice. Of her crew of 2,015, 622 survived; 1,393 died.
Nationaliy of ShipItaly
Lives Lost1,393
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
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