|Italian submarine Uebi Scebeli|
Uebi Scebeli sinking after being attacked by British destroyers
|Builder:||Tosi (Taranto, Italy)|
|Fate:||Sunk 29 June 1940|
|Class & type:||Adua-class submarine|
Uebi Scebeli was an Adua-class Italian submarine during the Second World War. She was forced to the surface by HMS Dainty and HMS Ilex south-west of Crete on 29 June 1940. Secret documents, such as a copy of the Sommergibili Italiani SM 19/S code book were retrieved, prior to the scuttling of the ship.
- ↑ "HMS Ilex at U-Boat.net". http://www.uboat.net/allies/warships/ship/4413.html. Retrieved 28 September 2010.
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