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STROMBOLI attack cargo ships / attack personnel transports (1953 - 1955)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Stromboli A5329   OTO, La Spezia   1940 1953 discarded 1972
Vesuvio A5330   OTO, La Spezia   4.12.1949 1955 discarded 7.1972


Technical data


Displacement standard, t4900
Displacement full, t6160
Length, m

102.0

Breadth, m

14.0

Draught, m

7.00

No of shafts1
Machinery

1 set geared steam turbines, 3 boilers

Power, h. p.

3700

Max speed, kts

13.5

Fuel, toil
Endurance, nm(kts)3350(11)
Armament

1 x 1 - 100/47 OTO 1937, 4 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 3

Military load4 LCM, 1 LCVP, cargo, troops
Electronic equipmentradar
Complement 


Standard scale images


<i>Stromboli </i>1960
Stromboli 1960
<i>Vesuvio </i>1960
Vesuvio 1960


Project history

Civilian vessels purchased by Italian Navy and completed as attack cargo ships. Stromboli was completed as attack personnel transport, Vesuvio as attack cargo ship.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.