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PIETRO CAVEZZALE frogmen support ship (1943 / 1957)


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Pietro Cavezzale 1979  

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Pietro Cavezzale (ex-Oyster Bay) A5301   Lake Washington, Houghton, USA 4/1942 7.9.1942 11/1943 // 23.10.1957 stricken 3.1994


Technical data


Displacement standard, t1766
Displacement full, t2800
Length, m

91.4 wl 94.7 oa

Breadth, m

12.5

Draught, m

3.70 full load

No of shafts2
Machinery

4 Fairbanks-Morse diesel-generators, 2 electric motors

Power, h. p.

6080

Max speed, kts

16

Fuel, tdiesel oil 400
Endurance, nm(kts)10000(11)
Armament

1 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 22, 1 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1

Military loaddivers
Electronic equipmentSPS-6, Jason radars
Complement

200



Standard scale images


<i>Pietro Cavezzale </i>1960
Pietro Cavezzale 1960


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<i>Pietro Cavezzale</i> 1979  
Pietro Cavezzale 1979  


Project history

The USN MTB tender Oyster Bay (laid down as a Barnegat class seaplane tender), was purchased by the Italian Navy under MDAP 23.10.1957. She was used as a frogmen support ship and for miscellaneous duties.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.