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KRIEGSMARINE (GERMANY)

TORPEDO SHIPS

TA22 torpedo boats (1916/1943-1944)

Giuseppe Missori 1940

TA22 1943

Name 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

  

Displacement standard, t

740

Displacement full, t

900

Length, m

72.5 wl 73.0 oa

Breadth, m

7.32

Draught, m

2.33

No of shafts

2

Machinery

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

Ship project history: Former outdated Italian torpedo boats of Pilo class.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.

TA22 as Giuseppe Missori

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

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-15