italian Italian Royal Navy - Regia Marina (1861-1946) Giovanni Della Bande Nere [+1942]
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general
nationality italian
purpose war
type cruiser (light)
subtype/class Giussano class cruiser
Giussano class cruiser Alberto Da Giussano (+1941)
propulsion steam
date built 1931
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 6954  grt
dimensions 169.2 x 15.5 x 5.2 m
material steel, armoured
engine 2 Belluzo steam turbines, 6 Yarrow-Ansaldo boilers, 2 shafts
armament 8 × 152 mm (6 in)/53 guns in 4 twin mountings, 6 × 100 mm (3.9 in)/47 guns in 3 twin mountings, 8 × 37 mm/53 machine-guns, 8 × 13.2 mm machine-guns, 4 × 533 mm (21 in) torpedo tubes, 2 × Ro.43 seaplanes
power 95000  h.p.
speed 37  knots
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 01/04/1942  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.287rank: 352
about people
builder
Navalmeccanica, Castellmare
owner
Italian Royal Navy - Regia Marina (1861-1946)
captain
complement 720
about the wreck
depth (m.) 1650 max. / -- min. (m)
orientation
protected
war grave
updates
entered by Lettens Jan
entered 28/08/2008
last update Lettens Jan
last update 26/01/2012
 
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Pablobini17/02/2009On the morning of 1 April 1942 , Bande Nere left Messina for La Spezia , escorted by the destroyer Aviere and patrol boat Libra . Eleven miles from Stromboli , at 0900, the group was intercepted by the British submarine Urge Template:WP Ships HMS instances , a torpedo broke the Bande Nere into two sections, and she sank quickly
Pablobini19/08/2010On the morning of 1 April 1942, Bande Nere left Messina for La Spezia escorted by the destroyer Aviere and patrol boat Libra . Eleven miles from Stromboli, at 0900, the group was intercepted by the British submarine Urge, a torpedo broke the Bande Nere into two sections, and she sank quickly.

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