Allied Warships

Light cruisers

Giuseppe Garibaldi class

2 ships

Technical information

TypeLight cruiser
Displacement9960 BRT 
Length187.05 m 
Complement42 + 850 men 
Armament10 6" guns (2x3, 2x2)
8 3.9" AA guns (4×2)
8 20mm AA (4×2)
8 13.2mm AA (4×2)
6 21" torpedo tubes (2×3)
4 aircraft, 2 catapults 
Max speed33 knots
Engines8 Yarrow boilers, Parsons geared turbines, 2 shafts 
Power100000 HP 
Notes on classThis class represented the ultimate development of the series which had begun with the 4 Da Barbiano class, the so-called "Condottieri" (Leaders) completed in 1931. Through evolution of the design in 5 successive classes they achieved a well-balanced harmony between hitting power, staying power and speed. Proof of their success is the fact that Garibaldi remained in service, with modifications, for over 30 years. 

All ships of the Giuseppe Garibaldi class

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Giuseppe Garibaldi
Luigi di Savoia Duca Degli Abruzzi

2 Light cruisers of the Giuseppe Garibaldi class.

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