Italian submarine Alagi
|Laid down:||19 March 1936|
|Launched:||15 November 1936|
|Commissioned:||6 March 1937|
|Struck:||23 May 1947|
|Fate:||Sold for scrap, 1 February 1948|
|Class and type:||600-Serie Adua-class submarine|
|Length:||60.18 m (197 ft 5 in)|
|Beam:||6.45 m (21 ft 2 in)|
|Draught:||4.6 m (15 ft 1 in)|
|Propulsion:||2 diesel engines, 2 electric engines|
|Range:||3,180 nmi (5,890 km) at 10.5 kn (19.4 km/h) surfaced|
|Test depth:||80 m (260 ft)|
On 8 June 1942, Alagi torpedoed and sank the Italian destroyer Antoniotto Usodimare in a friendly fire incident.
On July 12, 1942 torpedoed and damaged Turkish tanker Antares causing her to be beached on Ruad Island off Tripoli, Syria. The tanker was later refloated, towed to Turkey and scrapped.
In August 1942 Alagi operated along the Italian Fleet to intercept and block an Allied convoy to Malta (Operation Pedestal). She succeeded in damaging the Royal Navy cruiser HMS Kenya, and sinking the M/V Clan Ferguson on 12 August.
Alagi, a member of the 7th Group - 71st Squadron of the submarine fleet, was still operating on 8 September 1943, when the Allies and Italy signed the armistice. Alagi arrived in Malta with the Regia Marina fleet. She was sold for scrap on 1 February 1948.
- Whitley, M J (2000). Destroyers of World War Two: An International Encyclopedia. London: Arms and Armour Press. p. 164. ISBN 1-85409-521-8.
"Mediterranean Fleet, Admiralty War Diarys 1942". naval-history.net. Retrieved 12 July 2014.