Saturday, 15 July 2017

Italian submarine Medusa launched at La Spezia, Italy according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1911-1912 no. 7

An item reported the launching by the Italian shipyard Fiat San Giorgio, La Spezia, Italy of the submarine Medusa part of a series of 8 boats under construction and 5 months earlier ready that the contracted building time She was laid down on 1 June 1910.(1)

1. Part of the Medusa-class Consisting of the Argo, Fisalia, Jalea, Jantina, Medusa, Salpa, Velella and Zoead, or laid down in May, the Vellale was laid down in June, launched on 30 July 1911, completed in June 1912 and sunk on 19 June 1915.