(ex Italian submarine Reginaldo Giuliani)
|Type||Generale Liuzzi||Italian design|
|Laid down||1938||Cantieri Tosi, Italy|
|Commissioned *||10 Sept, 1943||Krvkpt. Heinrich Shäfer|
|Commanders||12.43 - 08.44
01.44 - 02.44
|Frgkpt. Heinrich Schäfer
- No Commander -
Oblt. Werner Striegler
|Career||1 patrol||12.43 - 02.44 12th Flotilla (Bordeaux) front boat
Launched as the Italian submarine Reginaldo Giuliani on 13 March, 1939. Taken over by the Germans, following the Italian capitulation, at Singapore on 10 Sept, 1943.
Sunk 14 Feb, 1944 in the Straits of Malacca, in position 04.27N, 100.11E, by torpedoes from the British submarine HMS Tallyho. 26 dead, 14 survivors.
* Commissioned into German service.
These boats were roughly 1166tons on the surface, in many ways they were similar in measurements to the German type IXC, they had 8 torpedo tubes and carried 14 torpedoes and had a complement of roughly 57 in Italian service.
UIT-22 (ex Alpino Bagnolini) and UIT-23 (ex Reginaldo Giuliani) were identical boats.