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30 Jul 1940

  • The British submarine HMS Oswald (Lieutenant Commander D. A. Fraser, RN) made an unsuccessful attack on a large Italian convoy about 20 nautical miles to the south of Capo dell'Armi in the Liguria region of Italy. The Italian destroyer Grecale which was near the merchant vessel Col di Lana reported being missed. The convoy attacked by Oswald had departed Naples earlier and had, besides the Grecale, an escort of four torpedo boats and the destroyers Maestrale, Libeccio, and Scirocco. ww2dbase [Motta San Giovanni, Liguria | HM]

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