Ascari

CountryItaly
Ship ClassSoldati-class Destroyer
Builder NameOTO Livorno, Tuscany, Italy
Laid Down11 Dec 1937
Launched31 Jul 1938
Commissioned6 May 1939
Sunk24 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 Ascari was named after Italian colonial troops. She took part of the successful attack on Harpoon convoy in Jun 1942. She was sunk after hitting a mine.

ww2dbaseSource: Wikipedia.

Last Major Revision: Dec 2007

Ascari Operational Timeline

6 May 1939 Ascari was commissioned into service.




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