italian Italian Royal Navy - Regia Marina (1861-1946) Rm Cobalto (CB) (+1942)
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general
nationality italian
purpose war
type submarine
propulsion diesel and batteries
date built 1942
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 865 
dimensions 60.18 x 6.47 x 4.84 m
material steel
engine Diesel 2 Fiat diesel engines, 1,400 hp Electric 2 C.R.D.A. electric motors, 800 hp
armament 6 x 21 inch torpedo tubes (4 forward, 2 aft) or 8 x 21 inch torpedo tubes (4 forward, 4 aft); 8 or 10 torpedoes 1 x 3.9 inch (100 mm) 47-cal., 4 x 13.2 mm guns
power 1400  h.p.
speed 7.3  knots
about the loss
cause lost depth charge
other reasons rammed
date lost 12/08/1942  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.2rank: 667
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builder
Odero Terni Orlando (OTO), Muggiano
owner
Italian Royal Navy - Regia Marina (1861-1946)
captain T.V. Raffaele Amicarelli
complement 48
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war grave
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Pablobini29/07/2010The Italian submarine Cobalto was rammed and sunk off Bizerta, Tunisia after being forced to surface after being depth charged by the British destroyers HMS Ithuriel (Lt.Cdr. D.H. Maitland-Makgill-Crichton, DSC) and HMS Pathfinder (Cdr. E.A. Gibbs, DSO and Bar). It was Ithuriel that rammed the submarine.
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