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Italian Auxiliary Merchant Cruisers 1914-1918
« am: 17 April 2020, 16:22:24 »
Hello,

Does anyone of the members have informations which Italian merchant vessels were converted into aux. cruisers during 1914-1918?

Many thanks for your help.
London 1

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Re: Italian Auxiliary Merchant Cruisers 1914-1918
« Antwort #1 am: 17 April 2020, 17:14:30 »
There were:

CAPRERA, 1.825 grt/1910 (sunk by U 64 5.2.1918 in Spanish waters)
CITTA' DI BENGASI, 3.052 grt/1917
CITTA' DI CAGLIARI, 2.160 grt/1910
CITTA' DI MESSINA, 3.500 grt/1910 (sunk by U 15 23.6.1916 in the Otranto Straits)
CITTA' DI CATANIA, 3.260 grt/1910
CITTA' DI PALERMO, 3.400 grt/1910 (sunk on a mine 8.1.1916 off Brindisi)
CITTA' DI SASSARI, 2.170 grt/1910  (sunk by U 65 off Capo Mele 1.12.1917)
CITTA' DI SIRACUSA, 3.500 grt/1910
F.D. GUERRAZZI, 640 grt/1912
MISURATA, 2.700 grt/1888 (torpedoed in Central Mediterranean 3.5.1917)
PORTO DI SUEZ, 1.320 grt/1883
PORTO MAURIZIO, 850 grt/1884
PORTO TORRES, 1.160 grt/ 1901
SASSARI, 1.489 grt/1897
TOCRA, 2.860 grt/1901
TOLEMAIDE, 2.700 grt/1899
UMBERTO I, 2.820 grt/1878 (torpedoed near Gallinara island 14.8.1917)


See: "Storia Militare", no. 165, giugno 2007, "Gli incrociatori ausiliari della Regia Marina" by the late Tullio Marcon

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Re: Italian Auxiliary Merchant Cruisers 1914-1918
« Antwort #2 am: 17 April 2020, 17:33:28 »
Many thanks for those details! :TU:)