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CESARE ROSSAROL flotilla leader (1915/1920)

Cesare Rossarol 1920

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Cesare Rossarol (ex-B97) RS Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, Germany 1914 15/12/1914 13/2/1915 // 16/9/1920 stricken 1/1939

 

Displacement normal, t

1374

Displacement full, t

1843

Length, m

96.0 wl 98.0 oa

Breadth, m

9.35

Draught, m

3.87 mean deep

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Marine steam turbines, 4 Marine boilers

Power, h. p.

40000

Max speed, kts

36.5

Fuel, t

oil 527

Endurance, nm(kts) 2600(14)

Armament

4 x 1 - 105/42 Tbts L/45 C/16, 2 x 2 - 500 TT, 2 x 1 - 500 TT (8), 24 mines

Complement

114

Ship project history: Ex-German destroyer leader transferred by reparations, commissioned 1/12/1924.

Modernizations: 1920 - 1924: - 4 x 1 - 105/42, 2 x 1 - 500 TT; + 1 x 2 - 120/45 Schneider-Canet-Armstrong 1918-19, 1 x 1 - 120/45 Schneider-Canet-Armstrong 1918, 2 x 1 - 76/40 Ansaldo 1917, 2 x 1 - 6.5/80, mine stowage increased to 29. Displacement was 1655 t (norm.) / 1756 t (full). Complement was 150.

1931: one boiler was removed; - 2 x 2 - 500 TT; + 2 x 2 - 450 TT

1932: Cesare Rossarol was armed with 1 x 2 - 120/45 Scheider-Canet-Armstrong 1918-19 only.

1935: armament consisted of 1 x 2 - 120/45 Schneider-Canet-Armstrong 1918-19, 1 x 1 - 120/45 Schneider-Canet-Armstrong 1918, 2 x 1 - 76/40 Ansaldo 1917, 2 x 1 - 6.5/80, 2 x 2 - 450 TT, 29 mines.

Naval service: In 1932-1935 Cesare Rossarol was used as test ship.

Cesare Rossarol 1930

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14