The Battle Ship 5th Class set sail from La Spezia in 1894. It was 76 metres in length, and 17.71 metres wide. It weighed 2492 tonnes and was equipped with HP machines. 4260, armament IV 152, VI 120, I 75, VIII 57, VIII 37 H, II machine guns, II torpedo launchers. The ship was lead by 16 general staff and 236 crew members.[1]


[1] Military Encyclopedia 1927 - 1933, page 555.



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