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F 594  -  ITS Virginio Fasan



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Type, Class:


Frigate; Luigi Rizzo class (aka Bergamini class)



Navalmeccanica Castellammare di Stabia, Italy



Laid down: March 6, 1960

Launched: October 9, 1960

Commissioned: October 10, 1962

Decommissioned: stricken in 1988






Virginio Fasan (1914-1943) (see history below)

Ship’s motto:


IN ALEIS STRENUA - IN PUGNA INVICTA  ‘brave the risks - invincible in battle’

Technical Data:

(Measures, Propulsion,

Armament, Aviation, etc.)


see: INFO > Luigi Rizzo - class Frigate


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f 594 its nave virginio fasan frigate rizzo bergamini class italian navy



F 594 ITS Virginio Fasan:


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Virginio Fasan:


Capo meccanico di 3^ classe / Chief mechanic 3rd class Virginio Fasan (September 10, 1914 in Udine - September 9, 1943).

Sank with the Destroyer ‘Ugolino Vivaldi’ on September 9, 1943.

Honors: Medaglia d'Argento al Valore Militare sul Campo (Silver Medal for Military Valour in the Field) - June 1942

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