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ITALY

CONVERTED MERCHANT VESSELS

auxiliary minesweepers of WWII

100 - 1000 BRT

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

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

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

 

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14