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Italian torpedo boat Uragano
Torpediniera Aliseo.jpg
Aliseo, Uragano's sister ship
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Name: Uragano
Builder: Cantieri Riuniti dell'Adriatico, Trieste
Laid down: 17 June 1941
Launched: 3 May 1942
Completed: 26 September 1942
Fate: Sunk 3 February 1943
General characteristics [1]
Type: Torpedo boat
Displacement:
  • 910 long tons (920 t) standard
  • 1,625 long tons (1,651 t) full load
Length: 82.5 m (270 ft 8 in)
Beam: 9.9 m (32 ft 6 in)
Draught: 3.77 m (12 ft 4 in)
Propulsion:
  • 2 shaft steam turbines
  • 2 Yarrow type boilers
  • 16,000 hp (11,900 kW)
Speed: 26 knots (48 km/h; 30 mph)
Complement: 154
Sensors and
processing systems:
Sonar and hydrophones
Armament:

Uragano was a Ciclone-class torpedo boat that served with the Italian Navy during the Second World War. The vessel entered service in 1942 and was sunk by a naval mine on 3 February 1943.

Service historyEdit

Uragano's keel was laid down on 17 June 1941 by Cantieri Riuniti dell'Adriatico at Trieste. The ship was launched on 3 May 1942. Construction was completed on 26 September 1942. The ship was sunk by a naval mine on 3 February 1943.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Chesneau, p. 303
  2. Fraccaroli, p. 95

SourcesEdit

  • Chesneau, Roger, ed (1980). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. Greenwich, UK: Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-85177-146-7. 
  • Fraccaroli, Aldo (1974). Italian Warships of World War II. London: Ian Allan. ISBN 0-7110-0002-6. 
  • Whitley, M. J. (1988). Destroyers of World War 2. London: Cassell Publishing. ISBN 1-85409-521-8. 

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