[2] Twelve hulls were ordered in late 1939, but only four were completed, just three of these before the Italian armistice in 1943. Saved by Steve Russell. Like " ATLANTA " for being the large destroyers, Capitani Romani is good for Clubbing Destroyers with its 135mm Main Gun or Frustrate enemy Battleships. San Marco was decommissioned in 1971, San Giorgio following in 1980. [3], Attilio Regolo and Scipione Africano were transferred to France as war reparations. Capitani Romani was a class of light cruisers of the Italian navy. Given their machinery development of 93,210 kW, equivalent to that of the 17,000 ton cruisers of the Des Moines class, the target speed was over 40 knots (74 km/h), but the ships were left virtually unarmoured. The ships in this class had a waterline length of 444 feet 3 inches, a beam of 44 feet 9 inches, mean draught of 13 feet and displacement of 3,362 tons. New 76mm guns replaced the 40mm and X 5 inch mounting. In a Luxembourg village where everyone is keeping secrets, gruff police inspector Luc Capitani investigates the suspicious death of a 15-year-old girl. [3] Characteristics included: San Marco was further rebuilt as a cadet training ship in 1963–1965 when she was fitted with new CODAG machinery. With Luc Schiltz, Sophie Mousel, Claude De Demo, Joe Dennenwald. As a result, the three completed warships achieved 43 knots (80 km/h) during trials. Scrapped between October 1941 and February 1942. The Capitani Romani class was a class of light cruisers of the Italian navy.They were essentially designed to outrun and outgun the large new French destroyers of the Le Fantasque and Mogador classes. [3] The Capitani Romani-class vessels shipped a main battery of eight 135 mm (5.3 in) DP guns, with a rate of fire of eight rounds per minute and a range of 19,500 m (21,300 yd). base type Capitani Romani class (Modelling vehicle history - in the air, on sea, on land - by Jürgen Klüser) Construction cancelled June 1940. Media in category "Capitani Romani class cruiser" The following 2 files are in this category, out of 2 total. They were initially classified as Ocean-going destroyers but shortly after were re-classified as Flotilla leaders, some sources also describe them as light cruisers. The ships were decommissioned in 1961.[3]. This kit will build a 1:96 scale model of the Capitani Romani Class Cruiser for the Battlestations rule set. Twelve hulls were ordered in late 1939, but only four were completed, just three of these before the Italian … The remaining units were either scraped or captured by the Germans. [12], Attilio Regolo was torpedoed by HMS Unruffled on 7 November 1942, and remained in drydock for several months with her bow shattered. New 76 mm (3 in) guns replaced the 40 mm and 'X' 127 mm mounting. The Capitani Romani class (literally "Roman Captains") was a class of light cruisers acting as flotilla leaders for the Italian navy.They were essentially designed to outrun and outgun the large new French destroyers of the Le Fantasque and Mogador classes. San Marco was decommissioned in 1971, San Giorgio following in 1980. “Scipione: posto di combattimento”, by Maurizio De Pellegrini Dai Coi. [3][4], The design was fundamentally a light, almost unarmoured hull with a large power plant and cruiser style armament. Three were completed before the Italian armistice. $90.00. In service, however, these mountings gave considerable problems. All items (4) Capitani Romani. The ships were named after prominent Ancient … [6] She sank MTB 316 and heavily damaged MTB 313 between Reggio di Calabria and Pellaro, on the position 38°3′20.20″N 15°35′28.35″E / 38.055611°N 15.5912083°E / 38.055611; 15.5912083. The speed was, as for the first “Condottieri”, an important motivation, and the new specifications included the possibility of exceeding 41 knots. Created by Thierry Faber. [4] After the war the two units still in service were reclassified as flotilla leaders (caccia conduttori). Scipione Africano detected and engaged four British Elco motor torpedo boats during the night of 17 July 1943 enroute to Taranto, while passing the Messina straits at high speed off Punta Posso. [11], Four of the ships were scrapped before launch. Both ships were extensively rebuilt in 1951–1955 and fitted with American weapons and radar. Construction cancelled June 1940. These delivered 120,000 shaft horsepower, resulting in a speed of 41 knots. The cruiser had been ordered from La Spezia to Taranto, which she eventually reached at 9:46 AM. They were renamed Chateaurenault and Guichen respectively. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Although a number were begun, only a few were completed in time to be used. The ships were named after prominent … Twelve hulls were ordered in late 1939, but only four were completed, just three of these before the Italian armistice in 1943. The original design was modified to sustain the prime requirements of speed and firepower. The wartime load dropped the operational speed by one to five knots (1.9 to 9.3 km/h; 1.2 to 5.8 mph), depending on the source.[2][5]. for the rest, their configuration was that of big destroyers, with two q… Equipped with the Italian-developed EC.3 Gufo radar,[5] she detected and engaged four British Elco motor torpedo boats lurking five miles ahead during the night of 17 July 1943, while passing the Messina straits at high speed off Punta Posso. [2] The Capitani Romani shipped a main battery of eight 135 mm guns, with a rate of fire of six rounds per minute and a range of 19,500 m. They also carried eight 533 mm torpedo tubes. Construction cancelled June 1940. Twelve hulls were ordered in late 1939, but only four were completed, just three of these before the Italian armistice in 1943. They were essentially designed to outrun and outgun the large new French destroyers of the Le Fantasque and Mogador-classes. The Capitani Romani were originally classed as "ocean scouts" (Esploratori Oceanici), although some authors consider them to have been heavy destroyers. 6 – 105 mm guns (three twin turrets of German origin), Sensors: Radar DRBV 20 A, DRBV 11, DRBC 11, DRBC 30, Sonar, a Menon anti-submarine mortar fitted in 'B' position, SPS-6 and SG-6B radar, SQS-11 sonar and the Mk37 fire control system for the 127 mm guns, This page was last edited on 23 February 2021, at 19:01. Only Scipione Africano and Attilio Regolo saw combat. [2], The Capitani Romani were originally classed as "ocean scouts" (Esploratori Oceanici), although some authors consider them to have been heavy destroyers. [7][8][9] She laid down four minefields in the Gulf of Taranto and the Gulf of Squillace from 4 to 17 August, together with the old light cruiser Luigi Cadorna. Certain elements not to scale. The design was fundamentally a light, almost unarmoured hull with a large power plant and cruiser style armament. Capitani Romani -luokka oli Italian laivaston suunnittelema kahdentoista aluksen kevyt risteilijäluokka. The Capitani Romani-class was a class of light cruisers of the Italian navy. [3]. Named as the“Capitani Romani” class, the vessels took the names of famous leaders and generals of ancient Rome. Construction cancelled in June 1940. The original design was modified to sustain the prime requirements of speed and firepower. They also carried eight 533 mm (21 in) torpedo tubes. In the Capitani Romani class the gunhouses carried 20mm maximum armour to the faces and 6mm on top. The Capitani Romani class (literally "Roman Captains") was a class of light cruisers acting as flotilla leaders for the Italian navy. They were essentially designed to outrun and Aquila class Leone class Capitani Romani class - originally classified esploratori oceanici ocean scouts then re - rated light cruisers Aquila class 2 ships cruiser Chateaurenault 1898 a protected cruiser French cruiser … [11] After her eventful passage into the Ionian Sea, she laid down four minefields in the Gulf of Taranto and the Gulf of Squillace from 4 to 17 August, together with the old cruiser Luigi Cadorna. [6] She sank MTB 316 and heavily damaged MTB 313 between Reggio di Calabria and Pellaro. [13] She was interned in Port Mahon in the island of Minorca, Spain, after the Italian capitulation on 9 September 1943. The main article for this category is Capitani Romani-class cruiser. These ships, the Capitani Romani class, were designed to outrun and outgun the powerful French destroyers. The only other notable point about the armament was the torpedo tubes, the quadruple mountings carrying the tubes two over two, rather than using the normal side-by-side arrangement. Select Language Site search Donate Site search Donate Capitani Romani class light cruiser. Giulio Germanico and Pompeo Magno served in the post war Marina Militare, being renamed San Marco (D 563) and San Giorgio (D 562) respectively. Three were completed before the Italian armistice.[2]. They were essentially designed to outrun and outgun the large new French destroyers of the Le Fantasque and Mogador classes. They were essentially designed to outrun and outgun the large new French destroyers of the Fantasque and Mogador classes. The Capitani Romani class was a class of flotilla leaders of the Italian navy. [1], Only Scipione Africano saw combat. To do this, they carried a light cruisers armament and powerplant and crammed them into an oversized destroyer hull. Capitani Romani Class Cruiser by Giulio Poggiaroni December 29, 2019 Capitani Romani Class Cruisers were produced because there were no units in the Regia Marina able to reach the speed of French Mogador class destroyers. Capitani Romani class Light Cruisers. The Capitani Romani class were originally designed as scout cruisers for ocean operations ("ocean scout", esploratori oceanici), although some authors consider them to have been heavy destroyers. Aluksista valmistui toisen maailmansodan aikana kuitenkin vain kolme. Scrapped between 1941 and February 1942. Twelve hulls were ordered in late 1939, but only four were completed, just three of these before the Italian armistice in 1943. The Capitani Romani class vessels shipped a main battery of eight 135 mm guns guns, with a rate of fire of eight rounds per minute and a range of 19, 500 m. "Unseen " also launched unsuccessful attacks against the Italian merchant " Saluzzo " ( the former French " Tamara " ), and what is identified as an Italian Capitani Romani class cruiser. Five were captured by the Germans in September 1943, still under construction. 3D model. Twelve hulls were ordered in late 1939, but only four were completed, just three of these before the Italian armistice in 1943. The Le Fantasque class destroyers were amazingly fast ships and for that reason, they worried France’s rivals. WikiProject Ships (Rated C-class) This article is within the scope of WikiProject Ships, a project to improve all Ship-related articles. La classe Capitani Romani est une classe de croiseurs légers italiens de la Regia Marina.Douze croiseurs de cette classe ont été commandées à la fin de 1939, mais seulement quatre ont été achevés et seulement trois d'entre eux avant l'armistice de Cassibile du 8 septembre 1943.Le nom de ces navires est emprunté aux personnages illustres de la Rome antique d'où la … Two went to France as war reparations after the war. Her in-game problems would be the lower MV as you point out, but also the lack of the 50mm plate. Twelve hulls were ordered in late 1939, but only four were completed, just three of these before the Italian armistice in 1943. The Capitani Romani class (literally "Roman Captains") was a class of light cruisers acting as flotilla leaders for the Italian navy. All five were sunk in harbour, one was raised and completed. To develop the fastest cruiser to counter the fastest destroyer. Cruiser Attilio Regolo,Capitani Romani type. Italy’s solution? Ceded to France in 1948 renamed, Ceded to France in 1948 and first renamed. [15], Details of Regia Marina ships captured by the Germans, Italian naval ship classes of World War II, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Capitani_Romani-class_cruiser&oldid=1008523203, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles containing Italian-language text, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Commissioned in August 1942 and used as a mine-layer until seriously damaged by a torpedo in November. As a result, the three completed warships achieved 43 knots (80 km/h) during trials. The ships were extensively rebuilt for the French Navy by La Seyne dockyard with new anti-aircraft-focused armament and fire-control systems in 1951–1954. Capitani Romani-class cruiser. San Marco was further rebuilt as a cadet training ship in 1963-65 when she was fitted with new CODAG machinery. They were essentially designed to outrun and outgun the large new French destroyers of the Le Fantasque and Mogador classes. [1] Twelve hulls were ordered in late 1939, but only four were completed, just three of these before the Italian armistice in 1943. Also included is a rudder tray, fill pieces for part of the stern hard area, and two pump keels to form a pump channel. Rivista Maritima, gennaio-febbraio 2012, Green, Jack & Massignani, Alessandro (1998).Â, Details of Regia Marina ships captured by the Germans, Italian naval ship classes of World War II, Pages using duplicate arguments in template calls, Articles with Italian-language external links, Articles incorporating text from Wikipedia, 43 knots (49 mph; 80 km/h) on trials (claimed), 4,350 nmi (8,060 km) at 18 kn (21 mph; 33 km/h), 1,400 tons of fuel oil, • 8 × 135 mm (5.3 in)/45 calibre guns, 6 – 105 mm guns (three twin turrets of German origin), Sensors: Radar DRBV 20 A, DRBV 11, DRBC 11, DRBC 30, Sonar, a Menon Anti submarine mortar fitted in B position, SPS-6 and SG-6B radar, SQS-11 sonar and the Mk37 fire control system for the 5 inch guns. Product Description. 2 years ago. Her high speed was decisive to the outcome of the battle. The Capitani Romani class (literally "Roman Captains") was a class of light cruisers acting as flotilla leaders for the Italian navy. The wartime load dropped the operational speed to 36 knots (67 km/h). The ships were named after prominent Ancient Romans. Given their machinery development of 93,210 kW (125,000 hp), equivalent to that of the 17,000-ton cruisers of the Des Moines class, the target speed was over 41 knots (76 km/h; 47 mph), but the ships were left virtually unarmoured. They were armed with the new 138 mm model 1939 guns common with the class of Commander Medaglie d’Oro destroyers. [10], Attilio Regolo was torpedoed by the submarine HMS Unruffled on 7 November 1942, and remained in drydock for several months with her bow shattered. 1/1800th scale Capitani Romani-class cruiser model. They were essentially designed to outrun and outgun the large new French destroyers of the Le Fantasque and Mogador classes. The type was equipped for minelaying, but had practically no armor fitted. Machinery consisted of a quartet of 3 drum boilers with 2 sets of geared turbines driving 2 shafts. Scrapped between November 1941 and February 1942. The Capitani Romani class was a class of light cruisers designed as flotilla leaders for the Italian navy. These light, extremely fast (41 knots) cruisers were commissioned after the war began. The outbreak of the war and the shortage of raw materials greatly affected the construction of the C… Five were captured by the Germans in September 1943, still under construction. They were essentially designed to outrun and outgun the large new French destroyers of the Fantasque and Mogador classes. Capitani Romani class cruiser. Though twelve of these ships were envisioned by Italy, only fou… With limited movement and poor protection of the engine room, these buildings had to be able to catch the destroyers and escape the cruisers. It includes a full set of 1/4” ribs, spaced 2” apart, a 1/4” sub-deck, a 1/4” center keel, and a 1/8” deck. The entire wiki with photo and video galleries for each article They were essentially designed to outrun and outgun the large new French destroyers of the Le Fantasque and Mogador classes. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Category:Capitani Romani class cruiser . Twelve hulls were ordered in late 1939, but none were completed before the Italian surrender in December 1941. As the project finalized, 12 ships of the class were ordered and laid down by the end of 1939. Capitani Romani were originally classed as "OCEAN SCOUTS" (Esploratori Oceanici), although some authors consider them to have been " heavy destroyers. The Capitani Romani class (literally "Roman Captains") was a class of light cruisers acting as flotilla leaders for the Italian navy. [6]Scipione Africano suffered minor damage and two injures when German batteries deployed along the Italian coast opened fire in the aftermath. They were essentially designed to outrun and outgun the large new French destroyers of the Le Fantasque and Mogador classes. Given their machinery development of 93,210 kW, equivalent to that of the 17,000 ton cruisers of the Des … The ships were named after prominent Ancient Romans. [7][8][9] A dozen British seamen lost their lives in this action. The design was fundamentally a light, almost unarmoured hull with a large power plant and cruiser style armament. Scrapped between July 1941 and August 1942. All five were sunk in harbour, one was raised and completed. History: During the war, the Regia Marina laid down 12 light cruisers of the Attilio Regolo (or Capitani Romani) class, but by September 8, 1943 only three, Attilio Regolo, Pompeo Magno and Scipione Africano had entered service. [10] The engagement lasted no more than three minutes. Capitani Romani was a class of light cruisers of the Italian navy. [14], Four of the ships were scrapped before launch. 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