The Battle of Cape Spada between Italian fast attack Colleonis cruisers and conventional British destroyers ended with the loss of an Italian cruiser and minimal damage to the British ships. The defeat of the Italian forces caused the Regia Marina to rethink their hit-and-run naval strategy.
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