|8 Apr 1939|| ||Medaglia d'argento al valore militare|
|6 Oct 1942|| ||Croce di guerra al valore militare|
|4 Jul 1943|| ||Croce di guerra al valore militare|
Career informationFrom 25.01.1940, served as MUGGIANO CAPO UFF. ALL. SMG.
From 08.06.1940, in command of 8° GRUPSOM (Trapani).
GLAUCO (C.F. C.O.): From 26.08.1940 to November 1940?
Commands listed for Giuseppe Mellina
|Glauco (GU, I.24)||Ocean going||C.F.||26 Aug 1940||30 Nov 1940|
Ships hit by Giuseppe Mellina
No ships hit by this Commander.
War patrols listed for Giuseppe Mellina
| ||Submarine||Date||Time||Port||Arr. date||Arr. time||Arr. port||Miles||Description|
|Glauco (GU, I.24)||14 Sep 1940||0735||Naples||14 Sep 1940||1200||Naples||26||Exercises.|
|Glauco (GU, I.24)||21 Sep 1940||0755||Naples||21 Sep 1940||1205||Naples||28||Exercises.|
|1.||Glauco (GU, I.24)||26 Sep 1940||1931||Naples||20 Oct 1940||1136||Le Verdon||Sailed for Bordeaux via 38°20'N, 09°00'E and Atlantic patrol between 38°37'N and 38°40'N and 16°50'W and 32°00'W. Passed Gibraltar on 2nd October 1940. Escorted in by the German minesweepers M-13, M-21 and two V-boats (patrol boats).|
| || ||3 Oct 1940||0528||35° 45'N, 6° 19'W||An enemy escort vessel was sighted and attacked with a stern shot (450mm, W 200 type) from a distance of 1,000 metres, but was missed.|
| || ||3 Oct 1940||0530||35° 45'N, 6° 19'W||Two more torpedoes (533mm, S.I. type) were fired at the same target from the stern tubes, at a distance of 1,400 metres, but again missed.|
| || ||4 Oct 1940||0900|
(0) West of Gibraltar.
|On passage from Port Arthur (Texas) to Barcelona, the Spanish tanker Campero (6,382 GRT, built 1934) was stopped and her papers examined before she was allowed to proceed.|
| || ||7 Oct 1940||0945||37° 07'N, 19° 36'W||AA convoy was observed, steering 030° at 10 knots. The attack was aborted due to the indecision of C.F. Mellina (who was later dismissed from submarine command due to his lack of offensive spirit).|
| || ||12 Oct 1940||1915|
(0) West of Gibraltar.
|The Portuguese Corvo (727 GRT, built 1919), on passage from Terceira to Lisbon, was stopped and her papers examined before she was released to resume her passage.|
|2.||Glauco (GU, I.24)||21 Oct 1940||0845||Le Verdon||21 Oct 1940||1530||Pauillac||Passage Le Verdon-Pauillac, escorted by the auxiliary Cap Hadid.|
|3.||Glauco (GU, I.24)||22 Oct 1940||0815||Pauillac||22 Oct 1940||1205||Bordeaux||3711||Passage Le Verdon-Bordeaux for refit [mileage from 26th September].|
9 entries. 5 total patrol entries (3 marked as war patrols) and 5 events.