This article is a start at cataloguing the Italian torpedoes as I have done for the British.
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.
|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|
Submerged tubes similar to the Elswick type; above-water tubes ordinary, employing top suspension.
- Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1916, p. 118.
- Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1916. p. 118. See also ARTS 1915, p 110.
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