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  • IT Centauro class



    Frigate Centauro class

    Also known as Canopo class two of them were financed by US MDAP funds.

        Derivatives / Succeeded by
    IT Bergamini (1962) class 1962
                            IT Alpino class 1968
                                                    IT Lupo class 1977
                                                                            PE Carvajal class 1978
                                                                                                    VE Mariscal Sucre class 1980
                                                                            IT Maestrale class 1982
                                                                            IT Soldati class 1985


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    2100full load (tn)
    103length (m)
    12beam (m)
    3.80draught (m)
    2Naval Engine boilers
    2Naval Engine steam turbines
    2Naval Gun Mark 33 3/50 inch (twin 76 mm)
    2Naval Gun twin 40 mm
    1Rocket Launcher ASW mortar 375 mm


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        Typical Max
    No Landing platform


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    IT Cantiere navale Fratelli Orlando - 1
    IT Cantieri Navali di Taranto - 3

    List of Ships

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    ITItalian NavyF 533Castore19571980
    ITItalian NavyF 554Centauro19571984
    ITItalian NavyF 555Cigno19571983
    ITItalian NavyF 531Canopo19591981
    ITItalian NavyF 596Bergamini (1962) class Luigi Rizzo19611980
    ITItalian NavyF 593Bergamini (1962) class Carlo Bergamini19621983
    ITItalian NavyF 594Bergamini (1962) class Virginio Fasan19621990
    ITItalian NavyF 595Bergamini (1962) class Carlo Margottini19621988
    ITItalian NavyF 580Alpino class Alpino19682006
    ITItalian NavyF 581Alpino class Carabiniere19682009
    ITItalian NavyF 564Lupo class LupoIALU19772004
    PE Peruvian Navy FM-56 BAP Palacios 2004--
    PEPeruvian NavyFM-51Carvajal class BAP CarvajalOBHH - 511978--
    ITItalian NavyF 565Lupo class SagittarioIASA19782006
    PE Peruvian Navy FM-58 BAP Quiñónes 2006--
    PEPeruvian NavyFM-52Carvajal class BAP VillavisencioOBHI - 521979--
    ITItalian NavyF 566Lupo class PerseoIAPE19802006
    PE Peruvian Navy FM-57 BAP Coronel Bolognesi 2006--
    ITItalian NavyF 567Lupo class OrsaIAOR19802004
    PE Peruvian Navy FM-55 BAP Aguirre 2004--
    ITItalian NavyF 570Maestrale class MaestraleIAME1982--
    ITItalian NavyF 571Maestrale class GrecaleIAGR1983--
    ITItalian NavyF 572Maestrale class LibeccioIALI1983--
    ITItalian NavyF 573Maestrale class SciroccoIASC1983--
    ITItalian NavyF 574Maestrale class AliseoIALS1983--
    PEPeruvian NavyFM-53Carvajal class BAP MonteroOBHF - 531984--
    ITItalian NavyF 575Maestrale class EuroIAEU1984--
    ITItalian NavyF 576Maestrale class EsperoIAES - F5761985--
    ITItalian NavyF 577Maestrale class ZeffiroIAEF1985--
    PEPeruvian NavyFM-54Carvajal class BAP MariateguiOBHG - 541987--
    ITItalian NavyF 582Soldati class ArtigliereIAEP - F5821994--
    ITItalian NavyF 583Soldati class AviereIAEQ - F5831995--
    ITItalian NavyF 584Soldati class BersagliereIAEO - F5841995--
    ITItalian NavyF 585Soldati class GranatiereIAER - F5851996--

    30 units


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    1952OrderedIT F 533 Castore in USA as DE 1020
    1952OrderedIT F 555 Cigno in USA as DE 1031
    1952-may-15Laid downIT F 531 Canopo
    1952-may-31Laid downIT F 554 Centauro
    1954-feb-10Laid downIT F 555 Cigno
    1954-apr-4LaunchedIT F 554 Centauro
    1955-feb-20LaunchedIT F 531 Canopo
    1955-mar-14Laid downIT F 533 Castore
    1955-mar-20LaunchedIT F 555 Cigno
    1956-jul-8LaunchedIT F 533 Castore
    1957-mar-7CommissionedIT F 555 Cigno
    1957-may-5CommissionedIT F 554 Centauro
    1957-jul-14CommissionedIT F 533 Castore
    1959-apr-1CommissionedIT F 531 Canopo
    1980-nov-30DecommissionedIT F 533 Castore
    1981DecommissionedIT F 531 Canopo
    1983DecommissionedIT F 555 Cigno
    1984DecommissionedIT F 554 Centauro

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