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REGIA MARINA (ITALY)

TORPEDO SHIPS

"Soldati", 2nd (ALPINO) group destroyers (1910)

nearly sister-ship Artigliere 1910

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Alpino AP Ansaldo, Genova 12/1905 27/11/1909 4/1910 stricken 6/1928
Fuciliere FC, FL Ansaldo, Genova 10/1905 21/8/1909 1/1910 stricken 12/1932
Pontiere PN Ansaldo, Genova 11/1905 3/1/1910 2/1910 stricken 7/1929

 

Displacement normal, t

407

Displacement full, t

424

Length, m

64.4 wl 65.0 oa

Breadth, m

6.10

Draught, m

2.10

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 3 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

6000

Max speed, kts

28.5

Fuel, t

oil 65

Endurance, nm(kts) 1600(12)

Armament

4 x 1 - 76/40 A, 3 x 1 - 450 TT, 10 mines

Complement

50

Ship project history: Last series of British "destroyers" successors, in essence were large torpedo boats.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: All were reclassified as torpedo boats in July 1921.

Pontiere 1910

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14