Italian submarines in World War Two

R 9 (UIT.6)
R 9

ClassR 1 (33) 
Laid down 6 Mar 1943 Cantieri Riuniti dell'Adriatico, Monfalcone
Launched27 Feb 1944
End service
Loss date16 Mar 1945
Loss position45° 47'N, 13° 33'E
History Captured on the slipway by the Germans on 9th September 1943. Renamed UIT-6. Heavily damaged during Allied air attacks on Monfalcone on 16th March 1945. Scrapped postwar.


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Ships hit

No ships hit by this submarine.

Patrols and events

 CommanderDateTimePortArr. dateArr. timeArr. portMilesDescription
10 Sep 1943Monfalcone10 Sep 1943MonfalconeCaptured by the Germans. Renamed UIT-6 and launched on 27 February 1943.

16 Jun 1944Monfalcone16 Jun 1944MonfalconeUIT-6 is reported to be waiting for her auxiliary engines, completion date undetermined.

16 Mar 1945Monfalcone16 Mar 1945SunkBecame UIT-6. In September 1944 reported as not ready before early 1945 after UIT 4 would be raised (for parts). Sunk in an air raid by 37 and 50 Squadron (RAF). Also reported as scuttled on 1 May 1945.

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

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