Vittorio Alfieri

CountryItaly
Ship ClassOriani-class Destroyer
BuilderOTO Livorno, Tuscany, Italy
Commissioned1 Dec 1937
Sunk28 Mar 1941
Displacement1559 tons standard; 2470 tons full
Length350 feet
Beam33 feet
Draft11 feet
MachineryThree Thornycroft boilers, two Parsons steam turbines, two shafts
Power Output48000 SHP
Speed38 knots
Range2,190nm at 18 knots
Crew207
Armament2x2x120mm guns, 2x2x37mm guns, 6x13.2mm guns, 2x3x533mm torpedo tubes, 56 mines

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ww2dbaseDestroyer Vittorio Alfieri was sunk during the Battle of Matapan in Mar 1941.

ww2dbaseSource: Wikipedia.

Vittorio Alfieri Operational Timeline

1 Dec 1937 Vittorio Alfieri was commissioned into service.




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