(ex Italian submarine Alpino Bagnolini)
|Type||Generale Liuzzi||Italian design|
|Laid down||1938||Cantieri Tosi, Italy|
|Commissioned *||10 Sept, 1943||Oblt. Carl Wunderlich|
|Commanders||10.43 - 03.44||Oblt. Carl Wunderlich|
|Career||1 patrol||10.43 - 03.44 12th Flotilla (Bordeaux) front boat
Launched as the Italian submarine Alpino Bagnolini on 28 Oct 1939. Taken over by the Germans,
following the Italian capitulation, at her Bordeaux, France base on 9 Sept, 1943.
Sunk 11 March, 1944 south of the Cape of Good Hope, in position 41.28S, 17.40E, by a South African aircraft. 43 dead (all hands lost).
* Commissioned into German service.
These boats were roughly 1166tons on the surface, in many ways they were similar in measurements to the German type IXC, they had 8 torpedo tubes and carried 14 torpedoes and had a complement of roughly 57 in Italian service.
UIT-22 (ex Alpino Bagnolini) and UIT-23 (ex Reginaldo Giuliani) were identical boats.