Camicia Nera file photo

Camicia Nera

CountryItaly
Ship ClassSoldati-class Destroyer
BuilderOTO Livorno, Tuscany, Italy
Launched8 Aug 1937
Commissioned30 Jun 1938
Sunk1 Jan 1958
Displacement1620 tons standard; 2550 tons full
Length350 feet
Beam33 feet
Draft10 feet
MachineryThree Yarrow boilers, two Belluzzo or Parsons type turbines, two shafts
Power Output48000 SHP
Speed38 knots
Range2,200nm at 20 knots
Crew206
Armament2x2x120mm guns, 1x120mm starshell gun, 12x13.2mm machine guns, 6x600mm torpedo tubes

Contributor: C. Peter Chen

Destroyer Camicia Nera was named after the fascist Blackshirts forces. After the fall of Benito Mussolini's fascist government, she was renamed Artigiliere. She was given to Russia after WW2 as war reparations.

Source: Wikipedia.

Camicia Nera Operational Timeline

30 Jun 1938 Camicia Nera was commissioned into service.

Photographs

Destroyers Artigliere and Camicia Nera underway, circa 1939




Share this article with your friends:

 Facebook  Reddit
 Twitter  Digg
 Google+  Delicious
 StumbleUpon  


Stay updated with WW2DB:

 RSS Feeds
Advertisement                    Close





Posting Your Comments on this Topic

Your Name
Your Email
 Your email will not be published
Your Comments
Security Code
 

 

Note: Please refrain from using strong language. HTML tags are not allowed. Your IP address will be tracked even if you remain anonymous. WW2DB site administrators reserve the right to moderate, censor, and/or remove any comment.

Search WW2DB & Partner Sites
News

Destroyer Camicia Nera Photo Gallery
Destroyers Artigliere and Camicia Nera underway, circa 1939




Current Site Statistics

Famous WW2 Quote
"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few."

Winston Churchill, on the RAF