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Fate of the Regia Marina

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Littorio Class Battleships

Impero: (Never Completed)
Littorio (Renamed – Italia): On 10 Sep 43 it reached Malta from Genova. Italia was interned in the “Laghi Amari” (Egypt) for the rest of the war. Never used again. Britain and USA were interested in it, but they renounced. The final peace treaty forced Italy to destroy it in 1948.
Roma: Sunk by German guided missile on 8 Sep 43 after it hit an ammunition magazine. 1352 crewmen died (including admiral Bergamini)
Vittorio Veneto: On 10 Sep 43 it reached Malta from Genova. Italia was interned in the “Laghi Amari” (Egypt) for the rest of the war. Never used again. Britain and USA were interested in it, but they renounced. The final peace treaty forced Italy to destroy it in 1948.

Andrea Doria Class Battleships

Andrea Doria: On 10 Sep 43 it reached Malta from Taranto. After the war it remained in the Italian navy and was put out of service in 1956.
Caio Duilio: On 10 Sep 43 it reached Malta from Taranto. After the war it remained in the Italian navy and was put out of service in 1956.

Conte di Cavour Battleships

Giulio Cesare: On 8 Sep 43 left Trieste to reach Malta, where it was interned by the allies. After the war it was given to the Soviet Union. It sunk in Odessa in 1957 apparently due to the explosion of an ammunition depot.
Conte di Cavour: Damaged on 11 Nove 40 in Taranto by torpedo bombers (hit by only one torpedo, but enough to partially sink it). Put afloat, it was towed to Trieste to be repaired. Still there on 8 Sep 43, it could not move and was “captured” by the Germans but was sunk on 15 Feb 45 by air bombers. Destroyed after the war.

Aircraft Carrier

Aquila (Never Completed): In 1943, Italian frogmen partially scuttled the ship to prevent it from getting into German hands. It was then salvaged, but scuttled by the Germans in 1945. In 1946 the Aquila was salvaged but to only to be towed for scrap metal. It never entered service for the Italian Navy.

Marconi Class Submarines

Guglielmo Marconi: Sunk 28 Oct 41 in the Atlantic off the Strait of Gibraltar.
Leonardo da Vinci: Sunk 23 May 43 by depth charges 300 miles (500 km) off Vigo, Spain.
Michele Bianchi: Sunk 5 Jul 41 torpedoed by the British submarine HMS Tigris off Bordeaux.
Luigi Torelli: Captured at Singapore by the Japanese in 1943, ceded to the Germans, captured again by the Japanese in 1945, and finally captured by the US Navy. Scuttled 1946.
Alessandro Malaspina: Sunk 10 Sept 41 by depth charges from a Sunderland.
Maggiore Baracca: Sunk 8 Sep 41, bombed and rammed by the British destroyer HMS Croome in the Atlantic.

Marcello Class Submarines

Mocenigo: Sunk by aerial bombardment in the port of Cagliari.
Dandolo: Surrendered to the Allies 8 Sep 43 and stricken in 1947.
Veniero: Sunk by a British Sunderland in the Mediterranean.
Provana: Damaged by depth charges and then rammed by the French gun boat La Curieuse near Oran.
Marcello: Sunk in the Atlantic 22 Feb 41 by depth charges.
Nani: Sunk by the British corvette HMS Anemone near Iceland 7 Jan 41.
Barbarigo: Lost around 16 Jun 43 in the Bay of Biscay.
Emo: Scuttled 10 Nov 42.
Morosini: Sunk 11 Aug 42 by a British aircraft in the Atlantic.
Cappellini: Transferred to the Kriegsmarine and captured by the Japanese 8 Sep 43 in Sapang.
Faà di Bruno: Sunk 31 Oct 40 in the Atlantic.

Glauco Class Submarines

Glauco: Scuttled 1941 near Gibraltar.
Otaria: Surrendered to the Allies 9 Sep 43 and stricken in 1948.

Brin Class Submarines

Archimede
Brin
Galvani
Guglielmotti: Sunk by the British near Cape Spartivento (not during the battle) in 1942.
Torricelli: Sunk in the Red Sea, 23 Jun 40.

Adua Class Submarine

Adua: Sunk on 30 Sep 41, by destroyers HMS Gurkha and Legion, Western Mediterranean sea
Alagi: Sold for scrap on 1 Feb 48
Aradam: Sunk on 4 Sep 44 in Genova by Allied bombers
Ascianghi: Scuttled near Augusta (Sicily)on 23 Jul 43, after attack of destroyers HMS Laforey and Eclipse
Axum: Scuttled near Morea on 28 Dec 1943, during a mission for Allies
Beilul: Sunk by Allied air attack, May 1944
Dagabur: Sunk during Operation Pedestal by the British destroyer HMS Wolverine
Dessiè: Sunk on 28 Nov 42 by destroyers HMS Quiberon and Quentin, near Bona, Algeria.
Durbo: Scuttled on 18 Oct 40 est Gibraltar after attack of destroyers HMS Firedrake and Wrestler
Gondar: Scuttled on 30 Sep 40, near Alexandria, after attack by destroyers HMAS Stuart and HMS Diamond
Lafolè: Sunk on 20 Oct 40, north of Melilla by destroyers HMS Gallant, Hotspur and Griffin
Macallé:
Neghelli: Sunk on 19 Jan 41 by destroyer HMS Greyhound
Sciré: Sunk on 10 Aug 42 next Haifa by HMS Islay
Tembien: Sunk on 2 Aug 41, west of Malta, by HMS Hermione
Uarsciek: Sunk on 14 Dec 42, south of Malta, by HMS Petard and RHN Queen Olga
Uebi Sciebeli: Sunk on 29 Jun 40

Zara Class Cruiser

Fiume: Sunk in the Battle of Cape Matapan, 29 Mar 41
Gorizia: Damaged by air bombing while in La Maddalena on 10 Apr 43, moved to La Spezia for repairs. It remained there on 8 Sep 43 (immobilized). Gorizia was sunk by a joint Italo-British Human Torpedo attack in Jun 44. She was salvaged after the war to become scrap metal.
Pola: Sunk in the Battle of Cape Matapan, 29 Mar 41
Zara: Sunk in the Battle of Cape Matapan, 29 Mar 41

Trento Class Cruiser

Trento: Sunk on 25 Jun 42 (2nd battle of Sirte) by British torpedo bombers.
Trieste: Sunk on 10 Apr 43 by enemy bombers while in La Maddalena. Salvaged after the war and sold to Spain, but it was destroyed for scrap.
Bolzano: Torpedoed and damaged British submarine Unbroken on 13 Aug 42 north of Sicily (close to Panarea island). It was moved to La Spezia for repair, but on 8 Sep 43 it was yet to be ready. It remained there till 22 Jun 44, when it was sunk by Italian raiders (same fate of Gorizia). Destroyed for scrap after the war.

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