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TA49 torpedo boat (1938/-)

Lira 1940

TA49

Name 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

  

Displacement standard, t

785

Displacement full, t

967

Length, m

78.0 wl 81.4 oa

Breadth, m

7.92

Draught, m

2.55

No of shafts

2

Machinery

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 1937, 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

Sensors

FuMO 28 radar

Complement

94

Ship 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.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14