Gorizia was scuttled at La Spezia 8 September 1943. She had been heavily damaged 10 April 1943 by U.S. B-17 bombers of the Northwest African Air Forces during a raid on La Maddalena, Sardinia.
She was raised by the Germans and sunk at La Spezia 26 June 1944 by a combined Italo-British human torpedo attack.

Class

Cruiser / Zara

Construction

Laid down - 17 Mar 1930
Launched - 28 Dec 1930
Completed - 23 Dec 1931

Sources used

Aldo Fraccaroli - Italian Warships of World War II
Andris J. Kursietis - La Regia Marina 1919-1945: The order of battle and Admirals of the Royal Italian Navy

Reference material on this unit

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