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Statistics of Vittorio Veneto class

Vittorio Veneto

Shipyards: Cantieri Navali Riuniti dell'Adriatico, Trieste

Construction started 28 October 1934 - launched 25 July 1937 - first commissioned 28 April 1940 - uncommissioned 01 February 1948

Vittorio Veneto

Battleship Vittorio Veneto

Littorio then (30 July 1943) ITALIA

Shipyards: Cantieri Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente - Genova

Construction started 28 October 1934 - launched 22 August 1937 - first commissioned 06 May 1940 - uncommissioned 01 June 1948

Impero

Shipyards: Cantieri Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente - Genova

Construction start 14 May 1938 - launched 15 November 1939 - uncompleted - uncommissioned 27 March 1947

Roma

Shipyards: Cantieri Navali Riuniti dell'Adriatico, Trieste

Construction start 18 September 1938 - launched 09 June 1940 - first commissioned 14 June 1942 - sunk 09 September 1943

Roma

Battleship "Roma" in August 1942, leaving Trieste's port to Taranto, where it will enter the ranks of the fleet

Displacement

Standard - officially 35.000 ton.

        - Vittorio Veneto - 41.167 ton.

        - Littorio - 41.377 ton.

        - Roma - 41.650 ton.

normal load - Vittorio Veneto - 43.624 ton.

        - Littorio - 43.835 ton.

        - Roma - 44.050 ton.

full load - Vittorio Veneto - 45.752 ton.

        - Littorio - 45.963 ton.

        - Roma - 46.215 ton.

Dimensions

Length - total m. 237,8 (m. 240,7 Roma)

Width - m. 32,9

Immersion - medium at full load m. 10,5

Armament

9 Cannons 381/50 mm.

12 Cannons 152/55 mm.

12 Cannons 90/50 mm. a.a.

4 Cannons 120/40 mm. for illuminating shooting

20 machine guns 37/54 mm. a.a.

16 machine guns 20/65 mm. a.a. (from 1942 28 machine guns 20/65 mm. on Littorio e Roma - 32 on Vittorio Veneto)

3 aircrafts

Armor

vertical at water-line, max. 350 mm. horizontal at the middle max. 207 mm.

turrets (main cannons), max. 380 mm. (frontally) max. 350 mm. (basements)

turrets (medium cannons), max. 280 mm. (frontally) max. 150 mm. (basements)

Engines

8 Boilers Yarrow type, 4 Groups Belluzzo turbines, 4 propellers with three blades

HPs

about 130.000 HP at full speed - about 140.000 HP in trials

Autonomy

4.580 miles at 16 knots, 3.920 miles at 20 knots, 1.770 miles at 30 knots

Fuel tanks capacity

normal fuel - 3.700 ton., max. fuel - 4.210 ton.

Crew

92 Officers, 122 Petty officers, 12 Civilians, 134 Sergeants, 1.506 Commons

Vittorio Veneto's launch

Vittorio Veneto's launch

This class was designed starting from General Pugliesi's projects.


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