Allied Forces

Assembled to meet the Italian Fleet
  • BB Warspite
  • BB Valiant
  • BB King George V
  • DD Faulknor
  • DD Fury
  • DD Echo
  • DD Intrepid
  • DD Raider
  • DD Vasilissa Olga
    Notes: Greek.
  • SD Le Terrible
    Notes: French.

Italian Forces

Except where note, the warships below proceeded to Malta in accordance with the terms of the Armistice.

  • Vice-Adm. Carlo Bergami

From La Spezia

9th Division

  • BB Roma (fleet flagship)(fleet flagship) (sunk)(sunk)
  • BB Vittorio Veneto
  • BB Italia (ex-Littorio)

7th Division

  • Vice-Adm. Carlo Bergami
  • CL Eugenio di Savoia (flagship)(flagship)
  • CL Duca d'Aosta
  • CL Montecuccoli

12th Destroyer Division

  • DD Mitragliere
    Notes: Rescued Roma survivors. Interred for the remainder of the war at Port Mahon in the Balearics.
  • DD Fuciliere
    Notes: Rescued Roma survivors. Interred for the remainder of the war at Port Mahon in the Balearics.
  • DD Carabiniere
    Notes: Rescued Roma survivors. Interred for the remainder of the war at Port Mahon in the Balearics.
  • DD Velite

14th Destroyer Division

  • DD Legionario
  • DD Oriani
  • DD Artigliere
  • DD Grecale

Other Destroyers

  • Orione
    Notes: Rescued Roma survivors before proceeding to Bone.
  • Orsa
    Notes: Rescued Roma survivors. Interred for the remainder of the war at Port Mahon in the Balearics.
  • Pegaso
    Notes: Rescued Roma survivors. Sunk afterwards in a collision with Impetuoso.
  • Pegaso
    Notes: Rescued Roma survivors. Sunk afterwards in a collision with Impetuoso.

From Genoa

8th Division

  • CL Abruzzi
  • CL Garibaldi
  • CL Regolo
    Commanding officer: Captain Marini
    Notes: Rescued Roma survivors. Interred for the remainder of the war at Port Mahon in the Balearics.

Other

  • TB Libra
    Notes: Rescued Roma survivors before proceeding to Bone.

From Castellamare

  • DD Da Noli (sunk)(sunk)
  • DD Vivaldi (sunk)(sunk)

From Taranto

5th Division

  • Vice-Adm. Alberto Da Zara
  • BB Caio Duilio (flagship)(flagship)
  • BB Andrea Doria

Other

  • CL Cadorna
  • CL Pompeo Magno
  • DD Da Recco

From Pola

  • BB Giulio Cesare
    Commanding officer: Commander Vittore Carminati
    Notes: Was under repairs and sailed with a reduced crew.

From other Adriatic ports

  • Seaplane Tender Miraglia
  • DD Riboty
  • TB Sagittario

Other ships

Other surrendered Italian units, including 33 submarines, 11 torpedo boats, 8 corvettes, and other smaller warships, reached Italian ports that were in Allied control.

Sources

  • Chronology of the War at Sea 1939-1945 by J. Rohwer & G. Hummelchen
  • The Naval War in the Mediterranean 1940-1943 by J. Greene & A. Massignani
  • The Italian Navy in World War II by A. Bragadin