Category:Ruggiero Settimo (submarine, 1931)

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Type Submarine (add this type to the list)
Ship class Settembrini
Built by Cantieri navali Tosi di Taranto
Keel laid April 16, 1928
Launch date March 29, 1931
Completion date April 25, 1932
Length overall 67.5 m (73.8 yd)
Beam 6.6 m (7.2 yd)
Draft 4 m (4.4 yd)
Displacement 1,533 t (3,404,179.80 lb)
Main engine 2 Tosi diesel engines, 2 Ansaldo electric engines
Speed 18 knots

History

On a mission off Cape Passero on July 12, 1940 was attacked and hit by a “Sunderland” reporting minor damage to the stern. The unit was employed transporting material in the Libyan ports. On March 5, 1943 was sent to Pola for training conducting 93 training missions. At the time of the armistice the unit left Pola for Taranto where she remained until the end of the war. The submarine Ruggiero Settimo was decommissioned in 1948.

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