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Oriani-class Destroyer

CountryItaly

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This article refers to the entire Oriani-class; it is not about an individual vessel.

ww2dbaseThe Oriani-class destroyers were also known as Poeti-class destroyers. They were essentially identical to the earlier Maestrale-class design, but with upgraded machinery and anti-aircraft weaponry.

ww2dbaseSource: Wikipedia.

Last Major Revision: Dec 2007

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Destroyer Alfredo Oriani at La Maddalena, Sardinia, Italy, late 1943




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Destroyer Alfredo Oriani at La Maddalena, Sardinia, Italy, late 1943




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