Category:Torpedo (IT)

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This article is a start at cataloguing the Italian torpedoes as I have done for the British.

Torpedoes

In 1916, the British noted that the Italians seemed to have exclusively use 18-in Fiume-type torpedoes from Whitehead and Schwartzkopf, with air-driven gyros.[1]

Mark Type Ranges (m) Speeds (knots) Warhead (TNT) Notes
A. 110/5, 28 Whitehead 4,000/5,000/6,000 30.5/27.5/25.5 250 lbs 2,130psi; settings by 3-way cock
A. 100/5, 25 1,000/2,000 42/38 225 lbs
A. 115/5, 237 1,000/2,000/3,000/4,000 41/35/29/26 260 lbs
A. 140/6, 64 4,000/5,000/8,000 34/32/28 315 lbs
A. 115/5, 20 Schwartzkopf 1,000/2,000/3,000 41/36/30 260 lbs
A. 100/5, 203 1,000/2,000 32/26 225 lbs

Tubes

Submerged tubes similar to the Elswick type; above-water tubes ordinary, employing top suspension.[2]

Sights

Footnotes

  1. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1916, p. 118.
  2. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1916. p. 118. See also ARTS 1915, p 110.

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