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ALFREDO CAPPELLINI monitor (1916)


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Alfredo Cappellini 1916

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Alfredo Cappellini (ex-GA53)     Orlando, Livorno 1915 1915 4/1916 wrecked 16.11.1917


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

1452

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

36.0

Breadth, m

18.0

Draught, m

2.40

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VDE, 1 boiler

Power, h. p.

265

Max speed, kts

3.5

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

1 x 2 - 381/40 A1914

Complement

743



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<i>Alfredo Cappellini </i>1917
Alfredo Cappellini 1917


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<i>Alfredo Cappellini </i>1916
Alfredo Cappellini 1916


Project history

The hull, originally built for a crane, was altered and strengthened, fitted with two large guns destined for the battleship Francesco Morosini (construction suspended during 1915-18), protected by two anti-torpedo nets. The guns had 20° of max elevation and could be trained 15° to right and to left.

Modernizations

None

Naval service

Alfredo Cappellini wrecked 16.11.1917 off Ancona.