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Geniere

CountryItaly
Ship ClassSoldati-class Destroyer
Builder NameOTO Livorno, Tuscany, Italy
Launched27 Feb 1938
Commissioned14 Dec 1938
Sunk1 Mar 1943
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 Geniere was named after army engineers. She was sunk after being bombed by American aircraft in Palermo harbor in Sicily, Italy.

ww2dbaseSource: Wikipedia.

Last Major Revision: Dec 2007

Geniere Operational Timeline

14 Dec 1938 Geniere was commissioned into service.




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1. Commenter identity confirmed Alan Chanter says:
23 Dec 2007 02:40:57 PM

Formerly known as Pontieri

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