Battle of the Espero convoy. Part 4

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Battle of the Espero convoy. Part 4

Description

The destroyer Espero is sinking rapidly in a rough sea. Its stern is raised high into the air, exposing the rudder and propeller, whilst the bow is already submerged. Flames and smoke are engulfing the bridge. A lifeboat with survivors is visible on the left.

Label reads “10”; signed by the author; caption reads “(4) … l’Espero gravemente colpito, s’inchina paurosamente sù un fianco, e comincia il suo drama che doveva diventare leggendario nelle storie dei naufragi di guerra, quel drama, da cui 6 uomini soltanto, scamperanno per raccontarlo…”

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One tempera on paper, pasted on mount board

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IBCC Digital Archive

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PFilliputtiA16010006

Citation

Angiolino Filiputti, “Battle of the Espero convoy. Part 4
,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 22, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/96.

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