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ARAGOSTA inshore minesweepers (1957)


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Gambero 1978

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Aragosta M5450   CRDA, Monfalcone 1956 30.6.1956 20.5.1957 TS 2.1985
Arsella M5451   CRDA, Monfalcone 1956 22.8.1956 20.5.1957 discarded 8.1973
Astice M5452   CRDA, Monfalcone 22.9.1956 16.1.1957 19.6.1957 TS 2.1985
Attinia M5453   CRDA, Monfalcone 1956 7.2.1957 20.6.1957 discarded 5.1974
Calamaro M5454   Baglietto, Varazze 1956 28.4.1957 10.7.1957 discarded 5.1975
Conchiglia M5455   Baglietto, Varazze 1957 18.4.1957 10.7.1957 discarded 5.1974
Dromia M5456   Baglietto, Varazze 1957 2.6.1957 10.7.1957 discarded 4.1974
Gambero M5457   Picchiotti, Viareggio 1957 5.5.1957 11.7.1957 discarded 4.1982
Granchio M5458   Picchiotti, Viareggio 1956 25.5.1957 11.7.1957 discarded 11.1981
Mitilo M5459   Picchiotti, Viareggio 7.3.1956 8.6.1957 11.7.1957 TS 2.1985
Ostrica M5460   Celli, Venezia 1956 15.4.1957 8.7.1957 discarded 3.1974
Paguro M5461   Celli, Venezia 1956 25.4.1957 8.7.1957 discarded 5.1974
Pinna M5462   Costaguta, Voltri 1956 15.4.1957 10.7.1957 discarded 4.1982
Polipo M5463   Costaguta, Voltri 1957 9.5.1957 10.7.1957 TS 2.1985
Porpora M5464   Costaguta, Voltri 2.8.1956 13.6.1957 10.7.1957 TS 2.1985
Riccio M5465   Apuano, Marina di Carrara 1957 19.5.1957 11.7.1957 discarded 9.1981
Scampo M5466   Apuano, Marina di Carrara 14.3.1957 30.5.1957 1.8.1957 personnel transport 1979
Seppia M5467   Cecchetti, Porto Corsini 1957 7.6.1957 6.7.1957 discarded 9.1973
Tellina M5468   Breda, Venezia 1957 28.4.1957 8.7.1957 discarded 5.1974
Totano M5469   Breda, Venezia 1956 14.4.1957 8.7.1957 discarded 5.1974


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

135

Displacement full, t

188

Length, m

30.5 pp 32.5 oa

Breadth, m

6.40

Draught, m

1.80

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 diesels

Power, h. p.

1000

Max speed, kts

15

Fuel, t

diesel oil 15

Endurance, nm(kts)2000(9)
Armament

1 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 7 (not mounted), LL minesweeping gear

Electronic equipment

BX-732 radar

Complement

14



Standard scale images


<i>Aragosta </i>1970
Aragosta 1970


Graphics


<i>Gambero </i>1978
Gambero 1978


Project history

RN Ham class built by Italian shipbuilders under MDAP.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.