Italian submarine fates
Ships hit by Italian submarines
|Date of attack||7 Jun 1942||Time||0200-0345|
|Fate||Sunk by submarine Corallo (C.C. Gino Andreani)|
|Position of attack||37° 24'N, 9° 10'E|
|Complement||6 (no casualties, 6 survivors)|
|Notes||At 0145 hours, a faint light was sighted. At 0200 hours, it was identified as a schooner. She was ordered to bring her papers to the submarine. |
This was the Tunisiam motor vessel Hadj Mohamed (26 GRT) on passage Bizerta-Bone.
As the vessel was navigating in a forbidden zone and without regulation lights, she was sunk with seventeen rounds of gunfire after the crew of six was taken on board the submarine.