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Saturday, 10 February 2018

Italian battleships Littorio and Vittorio Veneto armed with 9-38cm/15” guns according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1936 no. 3

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With our thanks to Enrico

An item referred to the magazine RUSI dated February 1936 reporting that the main armament of the Italian battleships Littorio and Vittorio Veneto was to consisted of 9-38cm/15” guns. Dimensions 754 x 103.66 x 30 feet and a speed of 34 knots.(1)

Note
1. The Littorio-class with an actual displacement of varying between 45.029-45.485 tons and consisting of the Littoral (1934), Vittorio Veneto (1934), Roma (1938) and Impero (1938).