Italian submarines in World War Two

S 2
S 2

TypeSea going 
ClassS (Type VII C) (28) 
Laid down 15 Jul 1942 F. Schichau Gmbh, Danzig, Germany
Launched16 Apr 1943
Commissioned4 Jul 1943
End service10 Sep 1943
Loss date
Loss position
History Taken over by the Germans on 10th September 1943 after Italian armestice. Commissioned as U-746 on 30th September 1943. Scuttled in Geltring Bay on 5th May 1945.


CommanderDate fromDate toCommand notes
T.V. Augusto Biagini4 Jul 19438 Sep 1943

Ships hit

No ships hit by this submarine.

Patrols and events

 CommanderDateTimePortArr. dateArr. timeArr. portMilesDescription
Biagini, Augusto4 Jul 1943Danzig4 Jul 1943DanzigEntered service.

Biagini, Augusto30 Jul 1943Danzig30 Jul 1943DanzigLast day of trials. Then carried out exercises off the Hel Peninsula.

Biagini, Augusto9 Sep 1943Danzig9 Sep 1943DanzigTorpedo exercises. Interrupted by two German torpedo boats who escorted her back to port where they were disarmed. Seized by the Germans at the Armistice. Did not carry out patrols. Scuttled on 5th May 1945.

3 entries. 3 total patrol entries (0 marked as war patrols) and 0 events.

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