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Artigliere

CountryItaly
Ship ClassSoldati-class Destroyer
Builder NameOTO Livorno, Tuscany, Italy
Commissioned14 Nov 1938
Sunk12 Oct 1940
Displacement1,620 tons standard; 2,550 tons full
Length350 feet
Beam33 feet
Draft10 feet
MachineryThree Yarrow boilers, two Belluzzo or Parsons type turbines, two shafts
Power Output48,000 SHP
Speed38 knots
Range2,200nm at 20 knots
Crew206
Armament2x2x120mm guns, 1x120mm starshell gun, 12x13.2mm machine guns, 6x600mm torpedo tubes

Contributor:

ww2dbaseDestroyer Artigliere was named after artillerymen. She was sunk by British heavy cruiser HMS York.

ww2dbaseSource: Wikipedia.

Last Major Revision: Dec 2007

Artigliere Operational Timeline

14 Nov 1938 Artigliere was commissioned into service.

Photographs

Destroyers Artigliere and Camicia Nera underway, circa 1939




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1. Noha307 says:
19 Dec 2011 11:38:17 AM

The article incorrectly refers to the HMS York as destroyer, it was a heavy cruiser.

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Destroyers Artigliere and Camicia Nera underway, circa 1939


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