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ETNA attack cargo ship (1944 / 1962)


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Etna 1970  

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Etna (ex-Whitley) A5328, 1973- L9870   Moore, Oakland, USA 5/1944 22.6.1944 9/1944 // 2.1962 stricken 1981


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

8635

Displacement full, t

13910

Length, m

132.6 wl 139.9 oa

Breadth, m

19.2

Draught, m

7.92 max

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 set General Electric geared steam turbines, 2 Foster Wheeler boilers

Power, h. p.

6000

Max speed, kts

16.5

Fuel, t

oil 1553

Endurance, nm(kts)

16046(12)

Armament

2 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1

Military load

6 LCM(6), 2 LCM(3), 13 LCVP, 1 LCPL, ~4900 t of cargo, 74 - 78 marines

Electronic equipment

SPS-6 radar

Complement

404



Standard scale images


<i>Etna </i>1960
Etna 1960


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<i>Etna</i> 1970  
Etna 1970  


Project history

Former USN Andromeda class attack cargo ship (in C2-S-B1 hull), transferred to Italian Navy.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.