Italian submarines in World War Two

Ex-French Nautilus

ClassSaphir (37) 
Laid down 27 Aug 1927 Arsenal de Toulon
Launched21 Mar 1930
Commissioned15 Jul 1931
End service
Loss date
Loss position


CommanderDate fromDate toCommand notes

Ships hit

No ships hit by this submarine.

Patrols and events

 CommanderDateTimePortArr. dateArr. timeArr. portMilesDescription
1 Jan 1943Bizerta1 Jan 1943BizertaOn 9th March 1943 it was concluded that she was in such a state that towing her out was impractical.

16 Jan 1943Bizerta17 Jan 1943BizertaDamaged by splinters during an air raid (Dauphin and Espadon were also present).
  16 Jan 19430430
(0) At Ferryville.
At 0430 hours, the ex-French submarine Nautilus, now under Italian colours, was damaged by bomb splinters when the harbour of Bizerta came under air attack.

23 Jan 19431500Ferryville23 Jan 19431500FerryvilleLeft the dock.

3 entries. 3 total patrol entries (0 marked as war patrols) and 1 events.

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