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KRIEGSMARINE (GERMANY)

MINE WARFARE SHIPS

FASANA minelayer (1925/1944)

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Fasana   Cantieri di Castellamare di Stabia, Italy   24/9/1924 3/1925 // 4/1944 scuttled 2/5/1945

 

Displacement standard, t

530

Displacement full, t

705

Length, m

58.6 wl 66.3 oa

Breadth, m

9.75

Draught, m

1.90 normal load 2.00 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

FIAT diesels

Power, h. p.

700

Max speed, kts

10 (really 6)

Fuel, t

oil 20
Endurance, nm(kts) 700(10)

Armament

1 x 1 - 76/40 Ansaldo 1917, 2 x 2 - 20/65 M1935, 2 x 1 - 20/65 M1940, 54 mines
Complement 66

Ship project history: Former Italian minelayer Fasana, captured 10/9/1943 and after repair 20/4/1944 commissioned by Kriegsmarine as minelayer under old name with old Italian armament.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Fasana was scuttled at Tagliamento 2/5/1945.

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14