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ORIONE torpedo boats (1907)


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Orsa

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Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Olimpia     Odero, Sestri Ponente 3.1905 17.7.1906 4.1907 stricken 7.1920
Orfeo     Odero, Sestri Ponente 3.1905 23.4.1907 9.1907 stricken 7.1923
Orione     Odero, Sestri Ponente 3.1905 29.3.1906 2.1907 stricken 3.1923
Orsa     Odero, Sestri Ponente 3.1905 5.5.1906 4.1907 stricken 5.1921


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

220

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

51.0 wl 52.6 oa

Breadth, m

6.00

Draught, m

1.50

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 2 Blechynden boilers

Power, h. p.

2900

Max speed, kts

25

Fuel, t

coal 45

Endurance, nm(kts)300(24)
Armament

3 x 1 - 47/40 (s.o.), 3 x 1 - 450 TT

Complement

38



Standard scale images


<i>Orione</i> 1908
Orione 1908


Graphics


<i>Orsa</i>
Orsa


Project history

Designed on the basis of a torpedo boat Pegaso, but differed by arrangement and hull structure. They have appeared bad-seaworthy and in days of WWI could reach no more than 20kts.

Modernizations

1915 - 1918, all: - 3 x 1 - 47/40, 1 x 1 - 450 TT; + 2 x 1 - 76/30 A1914, 1 x 1 - 13.2/76

Naval service

No significant events.