Italian submarines in World War Two

Italian Commanders

Mario Tromba

Born  23 Apr 1918Parenzo (Istria)
Died   1982(63)Rome


  S.T.V.Sottotenente di Vascello
  T.V.Tenente di Vascello


30 Jul 1943 Croce di guerra al valore militare
15 Apr 1945 Croce di guerra al valore militare

Career information

ALESSANDRO MALASPINA (G.M. officer); from 05.07.1940 to ?
Promoted to S.T.V. on ?
AMETISTA (S.T.V. officer): from 21.03.1941 to April 1941+.
FRANCESCO RISMONDO (S.T.V. officer): from 04.07.1942 to ?
Promoted to T.V. on ?
GIUSEPPE FINZI (T.V. First Officer): from 17.10.1942 to April 1943+.
ARADAM: from August 1943? to 09.09.1943 (scuttled, Tromba survived).

Commands listed for Mario Tromba

Submarine Type Rank From To
Aradam (AR)Coastal / Sea goingT.V.Aug 19439 Sep 1943

Ships hit by Mario Tromba

No ships hit by this Commander.

War patrols listed for Mario Tromba

 SubmarineDateTimePortArr. dateArr. timeArr. portMilesDescription
Aradam (AR)9 Sep 1943Genoa9 Sep 19430720 or 0830ScuttledShe was being repaired when the Armistice arrived. She was scuttled in Genoa harbour along with the former French submarine Henri Poincaré, FR 113 (ex-French Requin), Colonna and H 6. Refloated and repaired by the Germans, who ceded her to the Republican Navy on 25th January 1944. She was raised and, on 25th March 1944, repairs had started. Reported to have been assigned to the 10th MAS Flotilla on 29th April 1944.

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

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