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Ascaro 1913  

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Ascaro (ex-于鏡 [Ching Po]) AS, AO   Ansaldo, Genova 1911 6.12.1912 7.1913 stricken 5.1930


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

396

Displacement full, t414
Length, m

64.4 wl 65.0 oa

Breadth, m

6.10

Draught, m

2.10

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 3 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

6000

Max speed, kts

28.5

Fuel, t

coal 50 + oil 34

Endurance, nm(kts)1000(12)
Armament

4 x 1 - 76/40 A1897, 3 x 1 - 450 TT, 10 mines

Complement

55



Standard scale images


<i>nearly sister-ship Artigliere</i> 1910
nearly sister-ship Artigliere 1910


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<i>Ascaro</i> 1913  
Ascaro 1913  


Project history

Last series of British "destroyers" successors, in essence large torpedo boats. Ascaro was ordered by China as Ching Po, but already on a slipway transferred to Italian Navy.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

Ascaro was reclassified as torpedo boat in July 1921.