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CONVERTED MERCHANT VESSELS
auxiliary minesweepers of WWII


100 - 1000 t displacement/ BRT tonnage vessels


Pellegrino Matteucci (1924, 620, 1 - 76/40, 1934 - 21.5.1941); Mario Sonzini, 9.1943- Tramaglio (1924, 620, 1 - 76/40, 1934 - 16.11.1943); Giovanni Berta (1924, 620, 1 - 76/40, 1934 - 12.6.1940); Giuseppe Biglieri (1924, 620, 1 - 76/40, 1934 - 8.4.1941); FR70 (ex-La Coubre) (1912, 253, 12.1942 - 25.7.1943), FR75 (ex-Madone de Pompei) (, , 12.1942 - 6.5.1943), FR77 (ex-Ravignan) (1920, 264, 12.1942 - 6.5.1943), FR78 (ex-Héron I) (1911, 275, 12.1942 - 6.5.1943), FR79 (ex-Pen Men) (1917, 253, 12.1942 - 6.5.1943)

in addition 66 trawlers and small steamships were requisitioned as ASW ships

983 small fishing and other vessels were requisitioned as minesweepers


Project history Alas, Italian small converted vessels of WWII is today a largest lack of this site...

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.