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TA22 torpedo boats (1915 - 1916 / 1943 - 1944)


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TA22 as Giuseppe Missori I thank Tony Pegler (Australia),  for the correction of information on this page

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
TA22 (ex-Giuseppe Missori)     Odero, Sestri Ponente, Italy 1/1914 20.12.1915 3/1916 // 12.1943 damaged 25.6.1944, stricken 11.8.1944
TA35 (ex-Giuseppe Dezza, ex-Pilade Bronzetti)     Odero, Sestri Ponente, Italy 9.1913 26.10.1915 1.1916 // 6.1944 sunk 17.8.1944


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

740

Displacement full, t900
Length, m

72.5 wl 73.0 oa

Breadth, m

7.32

Draught, m

2.33

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Tosi steam turbines, 4 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

16000

Max speed, kts

30

Fuel, t

oil 150

Endurance, nm(kts)1700(15)
Armament

2 x 1 - 102/35 M1914-15, 6 x 1 - 20/65 M1940, 2 x 1 - 450 TT, 10 mines

Complement

95



Standard scale images


<i>TA22</i> 1943
TA22 1943
<i>Giuseppe Missori</i> 1940
Giuseppe Missori 1940


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<i>TA22</i> as <i>Giuseppe Missori</i> I thank Tony Pegler (Australia),  for the correction of information on this page
TA22 as Giuseppe Missori I thank Tony Pegler (Australia),  for the correction of information on this page


Project history

Former outdated Italian torpedo boats of Pilo class. Guiseppe Missori 10.9.1943 was captured by German troops at Durazzo (Albania) and commissioned 3.12.1943 by Germans as TA22, but till January, 1944 she had partially Italian crew. Guiseppe Dezza 16.9.1943 was scuttled at Fiume to avoid capture by Germans but raised, repaired and 9.6.1944 commissioned by Kriegsmarine as TA35.

Modernizations

1944, TA22: - 1 x 1 - 102/35, 2 x 1 - 450 TT; + 4 x 1 - 20/65 M1940, 1 x 2 - 533 TT

1944, TA35: + 9 - 20/65 M1940

Naval service

Both served on Adriatic Sea. TA22 25.6.1944 was hard damaged by US aircraft SE off Trieste, 11.8.1944 disarmed and 2.5.1945 scuttled at Trieste. TA35 was lost on a mine off Pola 17.8.1944.

I thank Tony Pegler (Australia), for the correction of information on this page