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Giosuè Carducci

Ship ClassOriani-class Destroyer
BuilderOTO Livorno, Tuscany, Italy
Commissioned1 Nov 1937
Sunk28 Mar 1941
Displacement1,559 tons standard; 2,470 tons full
Length350 feet
Beam33 feet
Draft11 feet
MachineryThree Thornycroft boilers, two Parsons steam turbines, two shafts
Power Output48,000 shaft horsepower
Speed38 knots
Range2,190nm at 18 knots
Armament2x2x120mm guns, 2x2x37mm guns, 6x13.2mm guns, 2x3x533mm torpedo tubes, 56 mines


ww2dbaseDestroyer Giosuè Carducci was sunk during the Battle of Matapan in Mar 1941.

ww2dbaseSource: Wikipedia.

Last Major Revision: Dec 2007

Giosuè Carducci Operational Timeline

1 Nov 1937 Giosuè Carducci was commissioned into service.

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