Sirtori Class Destroyer (1916)

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Italy built four "Sirtori" class destroyers as the Great War progressed. They increased the gun armament of the Pilo class destroyers by mounting six 4-in weapons in place of four 3-in guns. They would be re-classified as torpedo boats 1 October, 1929.[1]

Overview of 4 vessels
Citations for this data available on individual ship pages
Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Fate
Giuseppe Sirtori Cantieri Navali Odero, Sestri 24 Nov, 1916 Scuttled 25 Sep, 1943
Giovanni Acerbi Cantieri Navali Odero, Sestri 14 Feb, 1917 Sunk 4 Apr, 1941
Vincenzo Giordano Orsini Cantieri Navali Odero, Sestri 23 Apr, 1917 Scuttled 8 Apr, 1941
Francesco Stocco Cantieri Navali Odero, Sestri 5 Jun, 1917 Sunk 24 Sep, 1943

Design & Construction





See Also


  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 270.


Sirtori Class Destroyer
  Giuseppe Sirtori Giovanni Acerbi Vincenzo Giordano Orsini Francesco Stocco  
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