Italian submarines in World War Two

Italian Commanders

Pietro Prosperini

Born  17 Oct 1901


  T.V.Tenente di Vascello


Career information

FRATELLI BANDIERA (T.V. C.O.): From 16.07.1940 to 25.02.1941?

Commands listed for Pietro Prosperini

Submarine Type Rank From To
Fratelli Bandiera (BA)Ocean goingT.V.16 Jul 194025 Feb 1941

Ships hit by Pietro Prosperini

No ships hit by this Commander.

War patrols listed for Pietro Prosperini

 SubmarineDateTimePortArr. dateArr. timeArr. portMilesDescription
Fratelli Bandiera (BA)2 Aug 19400816Trapani2 Aug 19401120Trapani21Exercises.

Fratelli Bandiera (BA)22 Aug 19401605Trapani23 Aug 19401218Naples210Passage Trapani-Naples.

Fratelli Bandiera (BA)21 Sep 19400940Naples21 Sep 19401710Naples26Exercises.

Fratelli Bandiera (BA)23 Sep 19400900Naples23 Sep 19401650Naples41Exercises.

Fratelli Bandiera (BA)26 Sep 19400900Naples26 Sep 19401430Naples28Exercises.

Fratelli Bandiera (BA)27 Sep 19400900Naples27 Sep 19401220Naples8Exercises.

Fratelli Bandiera (BA)30 Sep 19401815Naples1 Oct 19401350Trapani204Passage Naples-Trapani.

Fratelli Bandiera (BA)4 Oct 19400800Trapani4 Oct 19401130Trapani13,5Exercises.

Fratelli Bandiera (BA)7 Oct 19401448Trapani8 Oct 19400825Messina184Passage Trapani-Messina.

1.Fratelli Bandiera (BA)12 Oct 19402100Messina25 Oct 19400850Messina1335Patrolled south of Crete in area between 34°10'N and 34°45' N, and between 24°50'E and 25°40'E.
  18 Oct 19402340
(0) South of Crete.
Two destroyers on A/S search were sighted at a distance of 1,200 metres. The submarine dived to 60 meters and was not detected.

2.Fratelli Bandiera (BA)8 Nov 19401705Messina13 Nov 19401620Messina696Patrolled southeast of Malta in 34°45'N, 15°40'E. Uneventful.

3.Fratelli Bandiera (BA)15 Nov 19402345Messina19 Nov 19401715Messina1164Patrolled southeast of Malta within 20 miles of 34°20'N, 16°00'E. Sighted only an aircraft at a distance. Recalled by MARICOSOM.

4.Fratelli Bandiera (BA)19 Nov 19401900Messina23 Nov 19401430Messina1164Patrolled southeast of Malta within 20 miles of 34°20'N, 16°00'E. Sighted only an aircraft.

Fratelli Bandiera (BA)4 Dec 19400815Messina4 Dec 19401500Messina56Exercises.

Fratelli Bandiera (BA)9 Dec 19401640Messina10 Dec 19401245Trapani187Passage Messina-Trapani.

5.Fratelli Bandiera (BA)22 Dec 19402000Trapani27 Dec 19401330Trapani552Patrolled in Sicilian Channel on an SE axis 20 miles from 36°20'N, 13°00'E . Uneventful.

6.Fratelli Bandiera (BA)7 Jan 19411800Trapani13 Jan 19411000Trapani664Patrolled in the Sicilian Channel on the meridian from 36°25'N, 12°40'E. Uneventful except for hearing distant explosions.

Fratelli Bandiera (BA)24 Feb 19411400Trapani25 Feb 19411300Naples206Passage Trapani-Naples.

18 entries. 18 total patrol entries (6 marked as war patrols) and 1 events.

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