Italian submarines in World War Two

Italian Commanders

Enzo Mariano

Born  7 Oct 1918Chiusi della Verna (Arezzo)


  T.V.Tenente di Vascello


1 Jun 1942 Croce di guerra al valore militare

Career information

From 27.12.1942, served as Second in Command at 12° GRUPOSOM and MARISTASOM POLA.
GIOVANNI DA PROCIDA (T.V. C.O.): from 15.09.1943 to 13.10.1943.
CIRO MENOTTI (T.V. C.O.): from 14.10.1943 to 15.04.1944.
LUCIANO MANARA (T.V. C.O.): from 16.04.1944 to end of war.

Commands listed for Enzo Mariano

Submarine Type Rank From To
Giovanni da Procida (DP)Ocean goingT.V.15 Sep 194313 Oct 1943
Ciro Menotti (ME, N.66)Ocean goingT.V.14 Oct 194315 Apr 1944
Luciana Manara (MR)Ocean goingT.V.16 Apr 1944Aug 1945
Ciro Menotti (ME, N.66)Ocean goingT.V.16 Aug 194531 Oct 1945

Ships hit by Enzo Mariano

No ships hit by this Commander.

War patrols listed for Enzo Mariano

 SubmarineDateTimePortArr. dateArr. timeArr. portMilesDescription
Giovanni da Procida (DP)15 Sep 1943Taranto13 Oct 1943TarantoIn Taranto. Change in command. Not operational until Armistice.

Ciro Menotti (ME, N.66)16 Oct 19430845Malta21 Oct 19430930Haifa1068Passage Malta-Haifa with Atropo, Zoea and Corridoni.

1.Ciro Menotti (ME, N.66)28 Oct 19431900Haifa31 Oct 19432230LerosSupply mission to Leros via (1) 32°59'N, 34°34 'E at 2230C hours on the 28th (2) 34°26'N, 27°10'E and Kaso Straits. Speed 8 knots on the surface until 0530 hours on 31st.
  29 Oct 19430910
(0) West of Haifa.
The submarine Zoea was sighted and recognition signals exchanged.

2.Ciro Menotti (ME, N.66)1 Nov 19430500Leros4 Nov 19432145Haifa1146,5Return trip from supply mission to Leros. The submarine was armed with only two 13.2 mm Breda MGs, her deck gun could not fire (firing pin removed?)[mileage is for round trip].

Ciro Menotti (ME, N.66)5 Dec 19431735Haifa10 Dec 19431240Taranto1136Passage Haifa-Taranto at 10 knots, course 277° to 34°15'N, 21°55'E at 1130B hours on 8th. Refit until September 1944.

Luciana Manara (MR)20 Apr 19441012Taranto20 Apr 19441816Taranto49,5A/S exercises with the corvettes Aliseo and Ape.

Luciana Manara (MR)22 Apr 19440530Taranto22 Apr 19441405Taranto44A/S exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)25 Apr 19440552Taranto25 Apr 19441625Taranto53,8A/S exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)27 Apr 19440607Taranto27 Apr 19441640Taranto56,8A/S exercises.

3.Luciana Manara (MR)30 Apr 1944Taranto30 Apr 1944TarantoUsed as power supply.

Luciana Manara (MR)2 May 19440613Taranto2 May 19441420Taranto41,5A/S exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)11 May 19440610Taranto11 May 19441427Taranto49,6A/S exercises with the torpedo boat Indomito, corvettes Gabbiano, Sibilla and Baionetta and the tug Tifone.

Luciana Manara (MR)13 May 19440650Taranto13 May 19441310Taranto35A/S exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)16 May 19440630Taranto16 May 19441425Taranto49A/S exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)18 May 19440650Taranto18 May 19441422Taranto41A/S exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)23 May 19440620Taranto23 May 19441532Taranto46,3A/S exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)25 May 19440615Taranto25 May 19441410Taranto41,3A/S exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)29 May 19440748Taranto29 May 19441700Taranto32A/S exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)1 Jun 19440630Taranto1 Jun 19441420Taranto46,3A/S exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)6 Jun 19440635Taranto6 Jun 19441525Taranto34,5A/S exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)12 Jun 19440700Taranto12 Jun 19441510Taranto34A/S exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)16 Jun 19440607Taranto16 Jun 19441425Taranto45,3A/S exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)21 Jun 19440612Taranto21 Jun 19441435Taranto45A/S exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)24 Jun 19440626Taranto24 Jun 19441150Taranto22,5A/S exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)1 Jul 19440632Taranto1 Jul 19441440Taranto28,2A/S exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)7 Jul 19440640Taranto7 Jul 19441900Taranto56,3A/S exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)2 Aug 19441828Taranto4 Aug 19441225Augusta269,6Passage Taranto-Augusta.

Luciana Manara (MR)4 Aug 19441950Augusta5 Aug 19440620Malta102Passage Augusta-Malta.

Luciana Manara (MR)12 Aug 19441035Malta12 Aug 19441700Malta40Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)16 Aug 19440940Malta16 Aug 19441900Malta47,8Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)17 Aug 19440850Malta17 Aug 19441730Malta45,3Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)18 Aug 19440755Malta18 Aug 19441918Malta46,9Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)19 Aug 19440840Malta19 Aug 19441520Malta41,6Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)28 Aug 19440745Malta28 Aug 19441730Malta44Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)29 Aug 19440700Malta29 Aug 19441540Malta43,2Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)3 Sep 19440730Malta3 Sep 19441728Malta44Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)4 Sep 19440735Malta4 Sep 19441355Malta39,9Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)5 Sep 19440735Malta5 Sep 19441615Malta43,3Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)6 Sep 19441013Malta6 Sep 19442015Malta64,6Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)29 Sep 19440837Malta29 Sep 19441727Malta42,6Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)4 Oct 19441158Malta4 Oct 19441840Malta39,8Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)5 Oct 19441055Malta5 Oct 19441835Malta42,5Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)11 Oct 19440825Malta11 Oct 19441715Malta48,5Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)27 Oct 19441755Malta28 Oct 19440810Augusta111Passage Malta-Augusta.

Luciana Manara (MR)29 Oct 19440654Augusta30 Oct 19441355Taranto254Passage Augusta-Taranto for refit.

Luciana Manara (MR)29 Jan 19450730Taranto29 Jan 19451235Taranto20,5Trials.

Luciana Manara (MR)2 Feb 19450925Taranto2 Feb 19451634Taranto34,5Trials.

Luciana Manara (MR)7 Feb 19451350Taranto7 Feb 19451920Taranto31,8Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)8 Feb 19450653Taranto8 Feb 19451536Taranto41Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)14 Feb 19450630Taranto14 Feb 19451237Taranto31Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)14 Feb 19451504Taranto14 Feb 19452140Taranto37,5Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)16 Feb 19451155Taranto16 Feb 19452120Taranto44,5Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)21 Feb 19451328Taranto21 Feb 19452032Taranto27,5Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)23 Feb 19450655Taranto23 Feb 19451540Taranto22,5Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)25 Feb 19450655Taranto25 Feb 19451340Taranto34,5Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)5 Mar 19450803Taranto5 Mar 19451620Taranto33,5Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)10 Mar 19450655Taranto10 Mar 19451400Taranto24,5Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)15 Mar 19450725Taranto15 Mar 19451445Taranto35,5Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)17 Mar 19450715Taranto17 Mar 19451440Taranto33Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)22 Mar 19451102Taranto23 Mar 19450245Taranto84,5Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)16 Apr 19450645Taranto16 Apr 19450910Taranto18,5Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)19 Apr 19451800Taranto20 Apr 19451030Brindisi163Passage Taranto-Brindisi.

Luciana Manara (MR)23 Apr 19450907Brindisi23 Apr 19451650Brindisi36,5Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)26 Apr 19450857Brindisi26 Apr 19451400Brindisi29Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)30 Apr 19450805Brindisi30 Apr 19451645Brindisi39Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)3 May 19451410Brindisi3 May 19452040Brindisi34,5Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)7 May 19450817Brindisi7 May 19451230Brindisi52,5Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)13 May 19450800Brindisi13 May 19451134Brindisi21Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)21 May 19451644Brindisi21 May 19451905Brindisi13,5Trials.

Luciana Manara (MR)25 May 19450540Brindisi25 May 19451519Brindisi52Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)27 Jul 19450805Brindisi27 Jul 19451240Brindisi33Trials.

Luciana Manara (MR)30 Jul 19450805Brindisi30 Jul 19451235Brindisi25Trials.

Luciana Manara (MR)3 Aug 19450806Brindisi3 Aug 19451315Brindisi24Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)11 Aug 19450747Brindisi11 Aug 19451533Brindisi34,5Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)13 Aug 19450805Brindisi13 Aug 19451505Brindisi27Exercises.

Ciro Menotti (ME, N.66)18 Aug 19450712Brindisi18 Aug 19451500Brindisi47,5Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)20 Aug 19450710Brindisi20 Aug 19451558Brindisi39Exercises.

Luciana Manara (MR)31 Aug 19450715Brindisi31 Aug 19451400Brindisi31Exercises. Disarmed in 1945.

78 entries. 78 total patrol entries (3 marked as war patrols) and 1 events.

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