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armed yachts of WWI


Ships


Name

Launched // Comm.

Builder

Disp, t

Dimensions, m

(length pp)

Speed, kts

Engine, Power hp

Armament

Fate

Giuliana 6.1893 // 7.1912 Napier, Govan, UK 1050 76.2x8.5x3.9 11.9 1 VTE, 700 4 - 57/43 stricken 10.1928


100 - 1000 t displacement/ BRT tonnage vessels


Archimede (1892, 900, 4 - 57/43, 7.1912 - capt.25.3.1918, 11.1918 - 1928); Capitano Verri (1887, 705, 3 - 102/40, 11.1911 - 12.1926); Cunfida (1892, 560, 2 - 76/40, 1.1912 - 11.1924); Misurata (1894, 880, 2 - 76/40, 9.1912 - 11.1924); Tobruk, 1920- Galileo (1897, 850, 3 - 76/40, 8.1912 - 5.1925)

Project history

Yachts purchased by Navy in the time of war with Turkey.

Modernizations

Giuliana, ~1915: was armed with 2 - 76/40.

Naval service

No significant events.