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TA49 torpedo boat


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
TA49 (ex-Lira)     CNQ, Fiume, Italy 12.1936 12.9.1937 1.1938 // --- repair incomplete, sunk 4.11.1944


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

785

Displacement full, t967
Length, m

78.0 wl 81.4 oa

Breadth, m

7.92

Draught, m

2.55

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 sets Tosi geared steam turbines, 2 Regale-Marina boilers

Power, h. p.

19000

Max speed, kts

34

Fuel, t

oil 207

Endurance, nm(kts)1700(15)
Armament

2 x 1 - 100/47 М1937, 1 x 1 - 40/56 FlaK 28, 1 x 4 - 20/65 C/38, 5 x 1 - 20/65 C/38, 1 x 2 - 533 TT, 4 DCT (40), 24 mines

Electronic equipment

FuMO 28 radar, sonar

Complement94


Standard scale images


<i> TA49</i>
TA49
<i>Lira</i> 1940
Lira 1940


Project history

Former Italian torpedo boat Lira of Spica class. 9.9.1943 she was scuttled at Specia to avoid capture by German troops, salvaged by Germans 15.5.1944 but repair was never completed. TA49 was lost 4.11.1944 during Allied air raid to Specia.