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Garigliano 1940  

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Sesia A5375   CNT, Riva Trigoso 1933 1934 1934 water tanker 1943, stricken 6.1972
Garigliano     CNT, Riva Trigoso 1933 1934 1934 captured by Germany 13.9.1943
Tirso     CNT, Riva Trigoso 1935 1937 8/1937 to France 12.1948
Scrivia     CNT, Riva Trigoso 1935 1937 10/1937 scuttled 9.9.1943


Technical data


Displacement standard, t1055
Displacement full, t1141
Length, m

66.1

Breadth, m

10.1

Draught, m

4.20 aft 0.5 bow

No of shafts2
Machinery

2 FIAT diesels

Power, h. p.

600

Max speed, kts

10.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)5000(6)
Armament

4 x 1 - 13.2/76, can carry 118 mines as minelayer

Military load

1000 troops, light tanks, vehicles

Complement36


Standard scale images


<i>Garigliano </i>1943
Garigliano 1943


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<i>Garigliano </i>1940  
Garigliano 1940  


Project history


Water tankers with landing capability. Had small bow ramp.

Modernizations


1939-1940, all: - 4 x 1 - 13.2/76; + 2 x 1 - 20/65 Breda 1939/40, 3 x 1 - 8.80

Naval service


Garigliano was captured by German troops 13.9.1943 at Maddalena, commissioned by Kriegsmarine as minelayer Dwarsläufer (later Oldenburg). 25.4.1945 she was scuttled by own crew but salvaged in 1946, repaired and served as water tanker till 1952. Scrivia was scuttled by own crew at La Spezia 9.9.1943.