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|Displacement:||1,220 long tons (1,240 t) standard
2,096 long tons (2,130 t) full load
|Length:||96.05 m (315 ft 1 in)|
|Beam:||9.2 m (30 ft 2 in)|
|Draught:||3.3 m (10 ft 10 in)|
|Propulsion:||2 shaft Belluzzo type geared turbines
44,000 hp (32,800 kW)
|Speed:||38 knots (44 mph; 70 km/h)|
|Range:||3,600 nmi (6,700 km) at 12 kn (14 mph; 22 km/h)|
|Armament:||• 4 × 120 mm (4.7 in) guns (2×2)
• 2 × 40 mm pom-pom guns
• 4 × 13.2 mm machine guns
• 6 × 533 mm (21 in) torpedo tubes
• 54 mines
The Folgore Class were a group of destroyers built for the Italian Navy in the 1930s. All four ships fought in World War II and were sunk. They were a modified version of the Freccia class destroyers, but had the beam reduced to try to increase speed. In consequence they suffered from stability problems and reduced range.
- Built by CNQ Fiume, completed 15 June 1932.
- She was sunk on 17 April 1941 by British destroyers Jervis, Nubian, Mohawk and Janus during the Battle of the Tarigo Convoy.
- Built by OC Partenopei, Naples, completed 1 July 1932.
- She was sunk on 2 December 1942 by British cruisers of Force Q off Skerki Bank.
- Fulmine -
- Built by CNQ Fiume, completed 14 September 1932.
- She was sunk on 9 November 1941 by British surface ships of Force K as part of the Battle of the Duisburg Convoy.
- Built by OC Partenopei, Naples, completed 13 August 1932.
- Damaged by British destroyers on 17 April 1941 during the Battle of the Tarigo Convoy, it run aground and salvaged. It was sunk by bombs on 30 April 1943 at Cape Bon.
Four similar ships were built in Italy for the Turkish Navy
- The Tinaztepe class destroyers were similar to the Italian ships but fitted with two funnels. These ships were built by CT Riva Trigoso.
- The Adatepe class destroyers were altered to have four single guns rather than two twin guns and were lengthened to compensate. These ships were built by Ansaldo in Genoa.