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ANDREA BAFILE escort gunboats (1922)

Ernesto Giovannini 1940

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Andrea Bafile BF Pattison, Napoli 1920 8/12/1921 1922 stricken 1939
Carlo del Greco DD Pattison, Napoli 1920 9/9/1922 1922 stricken 1939
Tolosetto Farinati FR Pattison, Napoli 1920 16/5/1922 1922 stricken 1939
Ernesto Giovannini GV Pattison, Napoli 3/1920 11/3/1922 1922 stricken 12/1950
Emanuele Russo RS Pattison, Napoli 1920 26/1/1922 1922 fire 29/3/1923
Alessandro Vitturi VT Pattison, Napoli 1920 27/6/1922 1922 stricken 1939
  

Displacement normal, t

260

Displacement full, t

284

Length, m

52.0 - 52.1 pp

Breadth, m

5.70

Draught, m

1.80

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

2400

Max speed, kts

24

Fuel, t

oil 40

Endurance, nm(kts) 1100(11)

Armament

2 x 1 - 102/35 Schneider-Armstrong 1914-15, 2 x 1 - 6.5/115, 1 x 2 - 450 TT, 12 mines

Complement

53

Ship project history: Projected on the basis of Pattison-built small torpedo boats.

Modernizations: 1939 - 1940, Ernesto Giovannini: - 2 x 1 - 6.5/115, 12 mines; + 1 x 1 - 13.2/76, 2 DCR.

Naval service: Emanuele Russo sunk after fire 29/3/1923 at Naples.

Ernesto Giovannini 1934

Ivan Gogin, 2009-15