Italian Navy / Marina Militare Italiana - Destroyer

D 562 - ITS San Giorgio

(ex Pompeo Magno)

 

 

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D-562 ITS San Giorgio destroyer ex Pompeo Magno cruiser Italian Navy

Type, Class:

 

built as Capitani Romani class light cruiser;

converted to a Destroyer in 1951-55

Builder:

 

Cantiere Navali Riuniti di Ancona, Italy

STATUS:

 

Laid down: September 3, 1939

Launched: August 24, 1941

Commissioned: June 4, 1943

converted to a Destroyer 1951-55

Recommissioned: ITS San Giorgio (D 562) in 1955

Decommissioned: 1980

scrapped

Homeport:

 

-

Namesake:

 

San Giorgio (Saint George ca. 275/281 - 23 April 303)

Technical Data:

(Measures, Propulsion,

Armament, Aviation, etc.)

 

Length: 142,2 meters

Beam: 14,4 meters

Draft: 5,1 meters

Displacement: 5600 tons (full load)

Speed: 39 knots (72 km/h) maximal

Range: 4000 Nm (7400 km) at 16 knots (30 km/h)

Crew: up to 360

Aviation/Hangar: none

 

Propulsion:

4 x boilers

4 x Parsons steam turbines

110000 shp
2 shafts / 2 propellers

 

Armament:

6 x 5/38 caliber (127mm) guns (3x2)
2 x 40/56mm AA guns

1 x Menon anti-submarine mortar

1 x depth charge track (DCT)

4 x depth charge projectors (DCP)

 

Systems:

AN/SPS-6 air/surface search radar

SG-6B surface search radar

SQS-11 sonar

Mk-37 gun fire control system (GFCS)

 

ship images

 

d 562 san giorgio destroyer italian navy

 

d 562 san giorgio destroyer italian navy ex pompeo magno

 

 

d 562 san giorgio destroyer italian navy line drawing

 

D 562 ITS San Giorgio / ex Pompeo Magno:

 

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