Italian submarines - Events on this day

6 December

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This is a run-down from several databases on our site. It's meant to give a clear picture of events on this date, all year round.

Submarine Shipyard report

Ordered (0) Laid down (0) Launched (0) Commissioned (2)
No Italian boats ordered on this dateNo Italian boats laid down on this dateNo Italian boats launched on this dateNarvalo (NR)
1941: Giada (GD, N.88)
All Italian submarines.

Allied Ships hit on this day

No Allied ships hit on this date.

Italian submarines lost

1942: Porfido (PO)

For more information on Italian submarine losses check out our Fates section.

Attacks on this day

No attacks on Italian submarines found on this date.

Personnel Information

The following men were born on this day:
Virgilio Mandelli (1913).

The following men died on this day:
Sergio Gamba (1942), Giovanni Lorenzotti (1942), Alberto Ginocchio (1947).

See the entire Italian commander listing

Italian submarine departures and arrivals on 6 December

This section shows Italian submarine departures and arrivals from bases on this day of the year. Current country names shown with harbour names. Boats entering port display days at sea during that patrol.


From Benghazi: Ammiraglio Millo (EM)
From Bordeaux: Enrico Tazzoli (TZ, I.3)
From Ischia: CB 4
From Le Verdon: Enrico Tazzoli (TZ, I.3)

Submarines entering base:
To Benghazi Ammiraglio Millo (4 days)
To Leros Dagabur (16 days)


Submarines entering base:
To Bordeaux Leonardo da Vinci (61 days)
To Cagliari Asteria (13 days)
To Sunk Porfido (5 days)