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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
Legion Maori Sikh     
         
         
 
This page last edited - 23 March, 2013.

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