Italian submarines in World War Two

R 10 (UIT.1)
R 10

ClassR 1 (33) 
Laid down 24 Feb 1943 Odero-Terni-Orlando, Muggiano
Launched12 Jul 1943
End service
Loss date24 Apr 1945
Loss position44° 24'N, 8° 55'E
History Captured on the slipway by the Germans on 9th September 1943. Renamed UIT-1. Scuttled at Genoa on 24th April 1945. Salvaged postwar and used as oil hulk.


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Ships hit

No ships hit by this submarine.

Patrols and events

 CommanderDateTimePortArr. dateArr. timeArr. portMilesDescription
9 Sep 1943La Spezia9 Sep 1943La SpeziaCaptured by the Germans, renamed UIT 1 and launched on 12 July 1944.

12 Jul 1944La Spezia12 Jul 1944La SpeziaLaunched by the Germans.

20 Jul 1944La Spezia20 Jul 1944GenoaTowed to Genoa to be completed.

4 Sep 1944Genoa4 Sep 1944GenoaBombed and sunk (by 168 B.17 bombers which dropped 1965 x 500 lb bombs) .

24 Apr 1945La Spezia24 Apr 1945ScuttledScuttled near eastern breakwater(?) or bombed and sunk at Genoa on 4 September 1944 by USAAF (?).

5 entries. 5 total patrol entries (0 marked as war patrols) and 0 events.

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