Alpino

CountryItaly
Ship ClassSoldati-class Destroyer
BuilderCNR Ancona, Marche, Italy
Commissioned20 Apr 1939
Sunk19 Apr 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 shaft horsepower
Speed38 knots
Range2,200nm at 20 knots
Crew206
Armament2x2x120mm guns, 1x120mm starshell gun, 12x13.2mm machine guns, 6x600mm torpedo tubes

Contributor:

ww2dbaseDestroyer Alpino was named after the Italian Alpine troopers. She was sunk by American aircraft in La Spezia harbor, La Spezia, Italy in 1943.

ww2dbaseSource: Wikipedia.

Last Major Revision: Dec 2007

Alpino Operational Timeline

20 Apr 1939 Alpino was commissioned into service.




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