italian SS Verde [+1941]
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general
nationality italian
purpose transport
type tanker
propulsion
date built 1879
status
unknown
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weight (tons) 1450  grt
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about the loss
cause lost mine
date lost 26/03/1941  [dd/mm/yyyy]
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Fratelli Orlando & Co., Livorno (Leghorn)
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depth (m.) 118 max. / -- min. (m)
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entered 28/08/2008
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last update 18/03/2014
 
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Lettens Jan29/12/2008
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Lettens Jan20/10/2010HMS Rorqual patrol March 1941

On 25th March 1941, the British submarine HMS Rorqual laid a minefield west of Cape Gallo, Sicily.

On 26th March a convoy ran into it and the steamer Verde (1.432 grt) and the tanker Ticino (1.470 grt) were sunk.

On 28th March the torpedo boat Generale Antonio Chinotto also sinks in the minefield.

On 30th March Rorqual sinks the Italian tanker Laura Corrado (3.645 grt) with torpedoes and gunfire and on 31st March the Italian submarine Pier Capponi.

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