Italian Navy / Marina Militare Italiana - Corvette

F 554  -  ITS Sfinge

 

 

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Type, Class:

 

Corvette; Minerva class (Serie 1)

Builder:

 

Fincantieri SpA, Muggiano, La Spezia, Italy

STATUS:

 

Laid down: May 26, 1985

Launched: May 16, 1986

Commissioned: February 13, 1988

IN SERVICE

Homeport:

 

Augusta, Sicily

Namesake:

 

Sfinge - Sphinx, a mythical creature with the body of a lion and a human head

Ship’s motto:

 

TACITA ATQUE RESOLUTA  ‘tacit and resolute’

Technical Data:

(Measures, Propulsion,

Armament, Aviation, etc.)

 

see: INFO > Minerva - class Corvette

LINK:

 

see also > Special Report:

ITS Sfinge (F 554) during a port visit to Trieste, Italy - October 2011

 

ship images

 

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ITS Sfinge - port visit to Trieste, Italy as part of

the qualification course for future ship captains - October 23, 2011 (own photos)

 

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f 554 sfinge oto melara oerlikon kba 25/80 machine gun

 

kba 25/80 mg system

 

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F 554 ITS Sfinge:

 

-- service history wanted --

 

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