The Nazario Sauro headed a four-strong group of destroyers for the Regia Marina during the interwar period - ultimately seeing action in World War 2.
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Ship Class [ Nazario Sauro-class ] Ships-in-Class [ 4 ] : Cesare Battisti; Daniele Manin; Francesco Nulio; Nazario Sauro
Kingdom of Italy
- Blue Water Operations
- Fleet Support
295.9 ft (90.19 m)
Width / Beam:
30.1 ft (9.17 m)
Height / Draught:
9.5 ft (2.90 m)
3 x Boiler units feeding 2 x Parsons geared-steam turbines developing 36,000 horsepower and driving 2 x Shafts.
35 kts (40 mph)
2,607 nm (3,000 miles; 4,828 km)
4 x 4.7" (120mm) main guns in twin-gunned turrets.
2 x 40mm /39 caliber Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns in single mountings.
2 x 13.2 AA heavy machine guns in single mountings.
2 x 533mm (21") triple torpedo tubes
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