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Carso    

100 - 1000 t displacement/ BRT tonnage vessels


Monfalcone (, 525, 1 - 305/46, 6.1917 - 4.1921); Monte Santo (ex-Jella) (, 570, 1 - 381/40, 7.1918 - 8.1924); Monte Sabotino (ex-Tina) (, 570, 1 - 381/40, 9.1918 - 8.1924); Monte Cucco (ex-Neda) (, 440, 1 - 305/40, 9.1917 - 11.1924); Vodice (ex-Ena) (, 440, 1 - 305/40, 9.1917 - 11.1924); Carso (, 360, 2 - 190/45, 8.1917 - 11.1924); Pasubio (ex-Ostrica) (, 225, 1 - 152/50, 5.1918 - 4.1924)

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<i>Carso</i>    
Carso    


Project history

Former Austrian dredging lighters, salvaged by Italians and completely rebuilt.

Modernizations

1929, Monte Santo: was converted to floating AA battery with armament of 6 - 76/40 AA.

Naval service

No significant events.