Italian submarines in World War Two

Italian Commanders


Benedetto Luchetti

Capitano di Corvetta

Born  28 Jan 1905Pausola (MC)?
Died   2005(99)Corridonia

Ranks

 C.C.Capitano di Corvetta

Decorations

Career information

CAPITANO RAFFAELE TARANTINI (C.C. C.O.): from 16.03.1940 to May 1940?
DESSIÈ (C.C. C.O.): from 06.06.1940 to 01.07.1940.
AMMIRAGLIO CAGNI (C.C. C.O.): from 01.04.1941 to 31.05.1941.
AMMIRAGLIO SAINT-BON (C.C. C.O.): from 04.04.1941 to 05.04.1941.
AMMIRAGLIO MILLO (C.C. C.O.): from 01.05.1941 to 19.08.1941.
AMMIRAGLIO CARACCIOLO (C.C. C.O.): from 01.06.1941 to 30.09.1941.
ASTERIA (C.C. C.O.): from 07.11.941 to 03.12.1041.
GIADA (C.C. C.O.): from 24.12.1941 to 24.02.1942.
GRANITO (C.C. C.O.): from 03.01.1942 to 28.02.1942.
PORFIDO (C.C. C.O.): from 24.01.1942 to 28.02.1942.

Commands listed for Benedetto Luchetti


Submarine Type Rank From To
Dessiè (DE)Coastal / Sea goingC.C.6 Jun 19401 Jul 1940
Ammiraglio Saint Bon (SB)Ocean goingC.C.4 Apr 19415 Apr 1941
Ammiraglio Cagni (CA, N.55)Ocean goingC.C.1 Apr 194131 May 1941
Ammiraglio Millo (EM)Ocean goingC.C.1 May 194119 Aug 1941
Ammiraglio Caracciolo (CC)Ocean goingC.C.1 Jun 194130 Sep 1941
Asteria (AE)Coastal / Sea goingC.C.7 Nov 19413 Dec 1941
Giada (GD, N.88)Coastal / Sea goingC.C.24 Dec 194124 Feb 1942
Granito (GR)Coastal / Sea goingC.C.3 Jan 194228 Feb 1942
Porfido (PO)Coastal / Sea goingC.C.24 Jan 194228 Feb 1942

War patrols listed for Benedetto Luchetti

 SubmarineDateTimePortArr. dateArr. timeArr. portMilesDescription
Dessiè (DE)14 Jun 19401115Taranto14 Jun 19401200Taranto0,5Undocked?

Ammiraglio Cagni (CA, N.55)1 Apr 1941Monfalcone1 Apr 1941MonfalconeEntered service.

Ammiraglio Cagni (CA, N.55)4 Apr 19410640Monfalcone4 Apr 19411400VenicePassage Monfalcone-Venice.

Ammiraglio Saint Bon (SB)4 Apr 19410650Monfalcone4 Apr 19411900Venezia58Passage Monfalcone-Venezia.

Ammiraglio Cagni (CA, N.55)15 Apr 19411130Venice15 Apr 19411630MonfalconePassage Venice-Monfalcone.

Ammiraglio Millo (EM)1 May 1941Monfalcone19 Aug 1941MonfalconeAt Monfalcone.

Ammiraglio Caracciolo (CC)17 Sep 19410803Monfalcone17 Sep 19411606Monfalcone39Exercises.

Ammiraglio Caracciolo (CC)29 Sep 19410855Monfalcone29 Sep 19411900Fiume129Passage Monfalcone-Fiume.

Asteria (AE)22 Nov 19411010Monfalcone22 Nov 19411620Monfalcone5Trials.

Asteria (AE)23 Nov 19410935Monfalcone23 Nov 19411730Monfalcone5Trials.

Asteria (AE)28 Nov 19410955Monfalcone28 Nov 19411612Pola75,6Passage Monfalcone-Pola.

Asteria (AE)1 Dec 19410800Pola1 Dec 19411328Pola14Trials.

Asteria (AE)2 Dec 19410834Pola2 Dec 19411633Pola36Trials, escorted by the auxiliaries Jadera and Trau.

Asteria (AE)3 Dec 19410810Pola3 Dec 19411734Pola76,5Trials, escorted by the torpedo boat Audace and auxiliaries Trau, Jadera and San Giorgio.

Porfido (PO)24 Jan 1942Monfalcone28 Feb 1942MonfalconeIn Monfalcone. Change in command.

Granito (GR)27 Jan 19420950Monfalcone27 Jan 19421840Pola108Passage Monfalcone-Pola and trials.

Granito (GR)28 Jan 19420915Pola28 Jan 19421825Monfalcone108Passage Pola-Monfalcone and trials.

Giada (GD, N.88)29 Jan 19421115Monfalcone29 Jan 19421550Pola63Passage Monfalcone-Pola.

Granito (GR)13 Feb 19420951Monfalcone13 Feb 19421737Monfalcone86,8Trials.

Giada (GD, N.88)16 Feb 19421207Pola16 Feb 19421537Pola21Exercises.

Giada (GD, N.88)17 Feb 19421247Pola17 Feb 19421514Pola21Exercises.

Giada (GD, N.88)21 Feb 19421215Pola21 Feb 19421420Pola20Exercises.

Giada (GD, N.88)22 Feb 19420900Pola22 Feb 19421800Pola14Gyrocompass tests.

Giada (GD, N.88)23 Feb 19421010Pola23 Feb 19421510Pola15Exercises.

24 entries. 24 total patrol entries (0 marked as war patrols) and 0 events.

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