Italian Navy / Marina Militare Italiana - Corvette

F 556  -  ITS Chimera

 

 

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Type, Class:

 

Corvette; Minerva class (Serie 2)

Builder:

 

Fincantieri SpA, Muggiano, La Spezia, Italy

STATUS:

 

Laid down: March 5, 1987

Launched: September 9, 1989

Commissioned: December 4, 1990

IN SERVICE

Homeport:

 

Augusta, Sicily

Namesake:

 

Chimera a monstrous fire-breathing hybrid creature of Lycia in Asia Minor (Greek mythology)

Ship’s motto:

 

IN ARDUIS INTREPIDA  ‘in difficulties intrepid’

Technical Data:

(Measures, Propulsion,

Armament, Aviation, etc.)

 

see: INFO > Minerva - class Corvette

 

ship images

 

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F 556 ITS Chimera:

 

-- service history wanted --

 

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