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TORPEDO SHIPS

FASANA and GRADO destroyers (1913-1918/1920)

Grado 1920

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Fasana class
Fasana (ex-Tátra)   Danubius, Porto Rè, Austria-Hungary 10/1911 5/11/1912 10/1913 // 9/1920 stricken 7/1923
Muggia (ex-Csepel) MG Danubius, Porto Rè, Austria-Hungary 1/1912 30/12/1912 12/1913 // 9/1920 wrecked 25/3/1929
Pola (ex-Orjen), 4/1931- Zenson PA, ZS Danubius, Porto Rè, Austria-Hungary 9/1912 26/8/1913 7/1914 // 9/1920 stricken 5/1937
Zenson (ex-Balaton) ZS Danubius, Porto Rè, Austria-Hungary 11/1911 16/11/1912 11/1913 // 9/1920 stricken 7/1923
Grado class
Cortelazzo (ex-Lika) CZ Danubius, Porto Rè, Austria-Hungary 8/1916 8/5/1917 9/1917 // 9/1920 stricken 1/1939
Grado (ex-Triglav) GD Danubius, Porto Rè, Austria-Hungary 8/1916 24/2/1917 7/1917 // 9/1920 stricken 9/1937
Monfalcone (ex-Uzsok) MF Danubius, Porto Rè, Austria-Hungary 9/1916 16/9/1917 1/1918 // 9/1920 stricken 1/1939

 

Displacement normal, t

Fasana class: 850

Grado class: 880

Displacement full, t

Fasana class: 1000

Grado class: 1045

Length, m

Fasana class: 83.5 oa

Grado class: 84.6 wl 85.4 oa

Breadth, m

7.80

Draught, m

Fasana class: 3.00 deep load (by propellers)

Grado class: 2.40 deep load (by hull)

No of shafts

2

Machinery

AEG-Curtiss steam turbines, 6 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

Fasana class: 20640

Grado class: 22360

Max speed, kts

32.6

Fuel, t

coal 131 + oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 1600(12)

Armament

Fasana class: 2 x 1 - 100/47 G. L/50 K.10, 6 x 1 - 66/42 G. L/45 BAG, 2 x 2 - 450 TT

Grado class: 2 x 1 - 100/47 G. L/50 K.10, 6 x 1 - 66/42 G. L/45 BAG, 1 x 1 - 8/80, 2 x 2 - 450 TT

Complement

Fasana class: 105

Grado class: 114

Ship project history: Ex-Austrian destroyers transferred by war reparations. Fasana and Zenson were not refitted for commission of Italian navy. All survived were reclassified as torpedo boats in October 1929.

Modernizations: 1920 - 1922, before commission all were armed with 2 x 1 - 100/47 G. L/50 K.10, 6 x 1 - 66/42 G. L/45 BAG, 2 x 1 - 6.5/80, 2 x 2 - 450 TT

Naval service: No significant events.

Grado 1932

 

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14