Italian submarine fates

Ships hit by Italian submarines


TypeCargo ship
CountryBritish British

Date of attack29 Mar 1942Time0837
FateSunk by submarine Pietro Calvi (C.C. Emilio Olivieri)
Position of attack11° 46'N, 43° 18'W
Complement46 (46 dead, no survivors)
Notes A steamer of the Huntingdon class was seen and two torpedoes (533mm) were fired from the bow tubes. This was British Tredinnick (4,597 GRT, built 1921) on passage New York to Capetown. Both hit within 25-26 seconds and she sank quickly. None of her crew of forty-six survived.

Position of attack

Ships hit by Italian submarines