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Antonio Pigafetta

Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 4:09 pm
by Jordi Comas
Hi all,

Italian destroyer Antonio Pigafetta was damaged by RAF airplanes 26/4/43 while on route from Tunis to Trapani with destroyers Leone Pancaldo and Hermes after delivering some supplies. Do you know where and if she had any casualties on board?

Thank you very much

Re: Antonio Pigafetta

Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:43 pm
by Platon Alexiades
Hi Jordi,

Attack carried out at 1750 hours in 37°12.2' N, 10°55.3' E, one bomb missed her by 10-12 metres on the port side near the aft torpedo tubes. Some damage but no casualties reported. Hermes and Pancaldo were unhurt.

Best regards,


Re: Antonio Pigafetta

Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:20 pm
by Jordi Comas
Thank you very much Platon, as always!