Italian battleship “Conte di Cavour” in the Battle of Punta Stilo

Conte di Cavour

Italian battleship Conte di Cavour in battle near Punta Stilo. Photo taken from the battleship Giulio Cesare.
The fight at Punta Stilo (in the British sources the Battle of Calabria), ended in a draw, was the first major clash between the Italian and British fleets.

 

 

Location: Mediterranean Sea
Date: July 9, 1940

In : 1940

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