Monday, 22 May 2017

Italian destroyer Turbine launched according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1901-1902 no. 11

An item referred to the magazine le Yacht reporting that the Italian destroyer Turbine with a zinced steel hull was launched. Displacement 350 tons and as dimensions 64 x 5,95 x 2,20 metres. The 2 triple 4 cylinder expansion steam engines and 3 water tube boilers supplied 6.000 ihp allowing a speed of 30 miles. Coal bunker capacity 80 tons. The armament consisted of 1-7,6cm gun mounted on the conning tower with 300 degrees range, 5-5,7cm guns and 2 torpedo launchers.