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 RMS Capitano Tarantini

France, Aquitaine, Gironde coast

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English (Translate this text in English): This submarine wreck is not very well known. It is located 6/7 miles away from the Gironde estuary.

English (Translate this text in English): This submarine wreck is not very well known. It is located 6/7 miles away from the Gironde estuary.

This submarine wreck is not very well known. It is located 6/7 miles away from the Gironde estuary.

English (Translate this text in English): This submarine wreck is not very well known. It is located 6/7 miles away from the Gironde estuary.

English (Translate this text in English): This submarine wreck is not very well known. It is located 6/7 miles away from the Gironde estuary.

English (Translate this text in English): This submarine wreck is not very well known. It is located 6/7 miles away from the Gironde estuary.

English (Translate this text in English): This submarine wreck is not very well known. It is located 6/7 miles away from the Gironde estuary.

English (Translate this text in English): This submarine wreck is not very well known. It is located 6/7 miles away from the Gironde estuary.

English (Translate this text in English): This submarine wreck is not very well known. It is located 6/7 miles away from the Gironde estuary.

How? By boat

Distance Long boat time (> 30min)

Easy to find? Hard to find

 Dive site Characteristics

Alternative name Tarantini submarine

Average depth 35.0 m / 114.8 ft

max depth 40.0 m / 131.2 ft

Current Medium ( 1-2 knots)

Visibility Medium ( 5 - 10 m)

Quality

Dive site quality Good

Experience CMAS *** / Rescue

Bio interest Interesting

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Dive type

- Wreck

Dive site activities

- Photography

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- Nets

 Additional Information

English (Translate this text in English): During the Battle of the Atlantic, Italian submarine "Capitano Tarantini" (Liuzzi class) returning from North Atlantic patrol is torpedoed and sunk by the British submarine "HMS Thunderbolt" (Triton class) on december the 15th, 1940 in the Bay of Biscay.
Technical data:
- Dimensions: Length 76.1 m Width 6.98 m Draught 4.55 m
- Displacement: Normal Load 1166 ton, Full Load 1484 ton
- Speed max in emersion (diesel engines): 18 knots
- Autonomy in emersion: 13000 miles at 8 knots
- Speed max in immersion (electric engines): 8 knots
- Autonomy in immersion: 108 miles at 4 knots
- Armament: 1 - 100/47, 4 - 13.2, 8 - 533 mm. torpedo launch tubes
- Crew: 57 pax

English (Translate this text in English): During the Battle of the Atlantic, Italian submarine "Capitano Tarantini" (Liuzzi class) returning from North Atlantic patrol is torpedoed and sunk by the British submarine "HMS Thunderbolt" (Triton class) on december the 15th, 1940 in the Bay of Biscay.
Technical data:
- Dimensions: Length 76.1 m Width 6.98 m Draught 4.55 m
- Displacement: Normal Load 1166 ton, Full Load 1484 ton
- Speed max in emersion (diesel engines): 18 knots
- Autonomy in emersion: 13000 miles at 8 knots
- Speed max in immersion (electric engines): 8 knots
- Autonomy in immersion: 108 miles at 4 knots
- Armament: 1 - 100/47, 4 - 13.2, 8 - 533 mm. torpedo launch tubes
- Crew: 57 pax

During the Battle of the Atlantic, Italian submarine "Capitano Tarantini" (Liuzzi class) returning from North Atlantic patrol is torpedoed and sunk by the British submarine "HMS Thunderbolt" (Triton class) on december the 15th, 1940 in the Bay of Biscay.
Technical data:
- Dimensions: Length 76.1 m Width 6.98 m Draught 4.55 m
- Displacement: Normal Load 1166 ton, Full Load 1484 ton
- Speed max in emersion (diesel engines): 18 knots
- Autonomy in emersion: 13000 miles at 8 knots
- Speed max in immersion (electric engines): 8 knots
- Autonomy in immersion: 108 miles at 4 knots
- Armament: 1 - 100/47, 4 - 13.2, 8 - 533 mm. torpedo launch tubes
- Crew: 57 pax

English (Translate this text in English): During the Battle of the Atlantic, Italian submarine "Capitano Tarantini" (Liuzzi class) returning from North Atlantic patrol is torpedoed and sunk by the British submarine "HMS Thunderbolt" (Triton class) on december the 15th, 1940 in the Bay of Biscay.
Technical data:
- Dimensions: Length 76.1 m Width 6.98 m Draught 4.55 m
- Displacement: Normal Load 1166 ton, Full Load 1484 ton
- Speed max in emersion (diesel engines): 18 knots
- Autonomy in emersion: 13000 miles at 8 knots
- Speed max in immersion (electric engines): 8 knots
- Autonomy in immersion: 108 miles at 4 knots
- Armament: 1 - 100/47, 4 - 13.2, 8 - 533 mm. torpedo launch tubes
- Crew: 57 pax

English (Translate this text in English): During the Battle of the Atlantic, Italian submarine "Capitano Tarantini" (Liuzzi class) returning from North Atlantic patrol is torpedoed and sunk by the British submarine "HMS Thunderbolt" (Triton class) on december the 15th, 1940 in the Bay of Biscay.
Technical data:
- Dimensions: Length 76.1 m Width 6.98 m Draught 4.55 m
- Displacement: Normal Load 1166 ton, Full Load 1484 ton
- Speed max in emersion (diesel engines): 18 knots
- Autonomy in emersion: 13000 miles at 8 knots
- Speed max in immersion (electric engines): 8 knots
- Autonomy in immersion: 108 miles at 4 knots
- Armament: 1 - 100/47, 4 - 13.2, 8 - 533 mm. torpedo launch tubes
- Crew: 57 pax

English (Translate this text in English): During the Battle of the Atlantic, Italian submarine "Capitano Tarantini" (Liuzzi class) returning from North Atlantic patrol is torpedoed and sunk by the British submarine "HMS Thunderbolt" (Triton class) on december the 15th, 1940 in the Bay of Biscay.
Technical data:
- Dimensions: Length 76.1 m Width 6.98 m Draught 4.55 m
- Displacement: Normal Load 1166 ton, Full Load 1484 ton
- Speed max in emersion (diesel engines): 18 knots
- Autonomy in emersion: 13000 miles at 8 knots
- Speed max in immersion (electric engines): 8 knots
- Autonomy in immersion: 108 miles at 4 knots
- Armament: 1 - 100/47, 4 - 13.2, 8 - 533 mm. torpedo launch tubes
- Crew: 57 pax

English (Translate this text in English): During the Battle of the Atlantic, Italian submarine "Capitano Tarantini" (Liuzzi class) returning from North Atlantic patrol is torpedoed and sunk by the British submarine "HMS Thunderbolt" (Triton class) on december the 15th, 1940 in the Bay of Biscay.
Technical data:
- Dimensions: Length 76.1 m Width 6.98 m Draught 4.55 m
- Displacement: Normal Load 1166 ton, Full Load 1484 ton
- Speed max in emersion (diesel engines): 18 knots
- Autonomy in emersion: 13000 miles at 8 knots
- Speed max in immersion (electric engines): 8 knots
- Autonomy in immersion: 108 miles at 4 knots
- Armament: 1 - 100/47, 4 - 13.2, 8 - 533 mm. torpedo launch tubes
- Crew: 57 pax

English (Translate this text in English): During the Battle of the Atlantic, Italian submarine "Capitano Tarantini" (Liuzzi class) returning from North Atlantic patrol is torpedoed and sunk by the British submarine "HMS Thunderbolt" (Triton class) on december the 15th, 1940 in the Bay of Biscay.
Technical data:
- Dimensions: Length 76.1 m Width 6.98 m Draught 4.55 m
- Displacement: Normal Load 1166 ton, Full Load 1484 ton
- Speed max in emersion (diesel engines): 18 knots
- Autonomy in emersion: 13000 miles at 8 knots
- Speed max in immersion (electric engines): 8 knots
- Autonomy in immersion: 108 miles at 4 knots
- Armament: 1 - 100/47, 4 - 13.2, 8 - 533 mm. torpedo launch tubes
- Crew: 57 pax

English (Translate this text in English): During the Battle of the Atlantic, Italian submarine "Capitano Tarantini" (Liuzzi class) returning from North Atlantic patrol is torpedoed and sunk by the British submarine "HMS Thunderbolt" (Triton class) on december the 15th, 1940 in the Bay of Biscay.
Technical data:
- Dimensions: Length 76.1 m Width 6.98 m Draught 4.55 m
- Displacement: Normal Load 1166 ton, Full Load 1484 ton
- Speed max in emersion (diesel engines): 18 knots
- Autonomy in emersion: 13000 miles at 8 knots
- Speed max in immersion (electric engines): 8 knots
- Autonomy in immersion: 108 miles at 4 knots
- Armament: 1 - 100/47, 4 - 13.2, 8 - 533 mm. torpedo launch tubes
- Crew: 57 pax

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