Pola was sunk 29 March 1941 by torpedoes from the British destroyers HMS Jervis and HMS Nubian  in the Battle of Cape Matapan. She had been immobilized the evening of the previous day by a torpedo launched by a British carrier-borne aircraft from HMS Formidable.


Cruiser / Zara


Laid down - 17 Mar 1931
Launched - 5 Dec 1931
Completed - 21 Dec 1932

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

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