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SEBASTIANO CABOTO gunboat (1912)

Sebastiano Caboto 1912

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Sebastiano Caboto   CNR, Palermo 3/1911 20/7/1912 11/1912 scuttled 9/9/1943
  

Displacement normal, t

877

Displacement full, t

1050

Length, m

60.0 pp 63.4 oa

Breadth, m

9.72

Draught, m

3.02

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 boilers

Power, h. p.

1203

Max speed, kts

13.2

Fuel, t

coal 100

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

6 x 1 - 76/40 A1897, 4 x 1 - 6.5/115

Complement

107

Ship project history: Large "colonial" gunboat, served as dispatch vessel.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Sebastiano Caboto was scuttled 9/9/1943 on shallow water at Rhodes by own crew to avoid capture, captured by Germans 12/9/1943 and sunk at the same place by British bombers this month being repaired.

Sebastiano Caboto 1913

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14