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Buccari 1928

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Buccari     Arsenale di Castellamare di Stabia   1926 1927 scuttled 9.9.1943
Durazzo     Arsenale di Castellamare di Stabia   1.4.1926 1926 sunk 22.7.1943
Fasana     Arsenale di Castellamare di Stabia   29.9.1924 3/1925 captured by Germany 10.9.1943 (Fasana), re-commissioned late 1945, discarded 9.1950
Pelagosa     Arsenale di Castellamare di Stabia   1926 1927 scuttled 9.9.1943


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

531

Displacement full, t590
Length, m

58.5 pp 66.3 oa

Breadth, m

9.75

Draught, m

1.73

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 diesels

Power, h. p.

700

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

diesel oil 20

Endurance, nm(kts)700(10)
Armament

1 x 1 - 76/40 Ansaldo 1917, 54 mines, mechanical minesweeping gear

Complement66


Standard scale images


<i>Buccari </i>1940
Buccari 1940


Graphics


<i>Buccari </i>1928
Buccari 1928


Project history

Can be used as minesweepers.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

Durazzo was sunk by British submarine Safari  22.7.1943 E of Corsica. Fasana was captured by German troops at Trieste 10.9.1943, scuttled by them 2.5.1945 off Tagliamento, raised in July, 1945 and repaired. Buccari and Pelagosa were scuttled by own crews in September, 1943 at La Spezia and Genoa respectively.