Honour - Cape Bon 1941

Date - 13-December
Type - Fleet or Squadron Actions
Conflict - World War 2; 1939-45

Description During a night action in the early hours of 13-Dec-1941, off Cape Bon, Tunisia. Three Royal Navy and 1 Dutch (Isaac Sweers) destroyers engaged an Italian Force.

Two Italian light cruisers were sunk, the Alberto di Guissano and Alberico da Barbiano, each of 5,069 tons, 8 x 6" guns.


HM Ships
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