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Cantieri Tosi

Type   Shipyard
Historical Name of Location   Taranto, Apulia, Italy

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ww2dbaseThe Cantieri Tosi (English: Tosi Shipyard) was located in Taranto, Italy on the shore of Mare Piccolo. Established in late 1914, the firm mainly constructed submarines and other small warships. After the war, it was renamed Cantieri Navali di Taranto (English: Taranto Naval Shipyard). In 1959, it was acquired by the financial holding company Fincantieri, and in the following year it was renamed Societą Officine di Costruzioni e Riparazioni Navali di Taranto (English: Taranto Naval Construction and Repair Company). After several ownership changes in the subsequent decades, all operations ceased in Dec 1990. At the time of this writing in 2019, the site currently operates in the metallurgy industry.

ww2dbaseSource: Wikipedia

Last Major Update: Dec 2019

Ships Constructed at Cantieri Tosi

Ship NameYard NoSlip/Drydock NoOrderedLaid DownLaunchedCompleted
Console Generale Liuzzi1 Oct 193817 Sep 1939


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Cantieri Tosi Timeline

1 Oct 1938 The keel of Console Generale Liuzzi was laid down at the Tosi Shipyard at Taranto, Italy.
17 Sep 1939 Console Generale Liuzzi was launched at the Tosi Shipyard at Taranto, Italy.
29 Dec 1959 The Tosi Shipyard at Taranto, Italy was acquired by the financial holding company Fincantieri.
15 Mar 1960 The Tosi Shipyard at Taranto, Italy was reorganized under financial holding company Fincantieri.
31 Dec 1990 The Tosi Shipyard at Taranto, Italy ceased operations.

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Tosi Shipyard at Taranto, Italy, 1915Launching of Console Generale Liuzzi, Tosi Shipyard at Taranto, Italy, 17 Sep 1939




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WW2-Era Place Name Taranto, Apulia, Italy
Lat/Long 40.5021, 17.2629
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Tosi Shipyard at Taranto, Italy, 1915Launching of Console Generale Liuzzi, Tosi Shipyard at Taranto, Italy, 17 Sep 1939


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