Loredan was laid down at Cantieri Riunti dell'Adriatico and was launched in 1936. She was sold the year after, and after the outbreak of world war two she was requisitioned by the Italian navy, the Regia Marina. Under a journey from Cagliari to La Maddelena in a convoy with the two steamers Entella and Isonzo, she was attacked outside Sardinia by the British submarine HMS Safari 10.April 1943. Loredan was the first to be hit, and went down immediately with almost all hands. Isomzo soon followed suit, while Loredan managed to stay afloat after being hit, but was finished off the next day by HMS Safari. The wreck of Loredan rest today on a depth of approx 50 to 65 meter near Capo Carbonara and Torre e su Fenogu on Sardinia. Also see the wrecks of Entella and Isonzo.

Former names:

72,2 x 11,0 x 5,8 m
Tons: Built: Home Port:
1357 grt
Monfalcone ( IT )
Venice ( IT )

Picture: The wreck of Loredan
From video by Liquidjungle

Last updated: November 2019