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TRIPOLI torpedo cruiser (1886)

Tripoli 1886

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Tripoli   R. Cantiere di Castellamare di Stabia 10/6/1885 25/8/1886 1/12/1886 minelayer 1910, discarded 3/1923

 

Displacement normal, t

835

Displacement full, t

952

Length, m

70.0 pp 73.4 oa

Breadth, m

7.88

Draught, m

3.65

No of shafts

3

Machinery

DE, 6 locomotive boilers

Power, h. p.

2500

Max speed, kts

17.5

Fuel, t

coal 130

Endurance, nm(kts) 1000(10)

Armour, mm

steel; deck: 40

Armament

1 x 1 - 120/32 B(c.o.), 6 x 1 - 57/43 N, 2 x 1 - 37/20 H corto, 3 x 5 - 37/20 H, 5 - 350 TT (1 bow, 4 beam)

Complement

105 - 111

Ship project history: Experimental steel-hulled ship, first real Italian torpedo cruiser, first Italian warship with 3 shafts. Designed by B. Brin.

Ship protection: There was 40mm armored deck with slopes.

Modernizations: 1904: - 1 x 1 - 120/32, 6 x 1 - 57/43, 2 x 1 - 37/20, 3 x 5 - 37/20, 2 - 350 TT; + 1 x 1 - 76/40 A, 6 x 1 - 57/40 H, 1 x 1 - 47/40 H

1910: - 2 x 1 - 57/40, 1 x 1 - 47/40, 3 - 350 TT; + 1 x 1 - 76/40 A, 64 mines

Naval service: Tripoli was officially classed as minelayer on 1/7/1921.

 

Tripoli 1886

Tripoli 1910s

 

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14