Italian submarines in World War Two

Italian Commanders

Raffaele Gigante

Born  20 Sep 1913Taranto
Died  28 Oct 1941(28)Killed in action


  T.V.Tenente di Vascello


22 Jan 1942 Medaglia di bronzo al valore militare (posthumous)
30 Mar 1942 Medaglia di bronzo al valore militare (posthumous)
20 Apr 1942 Medaglia d'argento al valore militare (posthumous)
12 Feb 1946 Croce di guerra al valore militare (posthumous)

Career information

NARVALO (T.V. First Officer): from 20.12.1939 to ?
NARVALO (T.V. resp.): from 06.04.1941 to 30.04.1941 (refit at Pola).
MARCONI (T.V. First Officer): from May 1941? to 28.10.1941 (sunk, Gigante was killed).

Commands listed for Raffaele Gigante

Submarine Type Rank From To
Narvalo (NR)Ocean goingT.V.6 Apr 194130 Apr 1941

Ships hit by Raffaele Gigante

No ships hit by this Commander.

War patrols listed for Raffaele Gigante

 SubmarineDateTimePortArr. dateArr. timeArr. portMilesDescription
Narvalo (NR)6 Apr 1941Pola30 Apr 1941PolaRefit at Pola. Change in command.

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

Italian Commanders

Italian Submarines