HSwMS Remus (28)

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HMS Remus (28).jpg
History
Italy
Class and type: Spica-class torpedo boat
Name: Astore
Builder: BS Napoletani
Launched: 1934
Completed: 30 May 1935
Out of service: Sold to Sweden in 1940
Sweden
Class and type: Romulus-class destroyer
Name: Remus
Acquired: 1940
Decommissioned: 1958
Status: Most likely scrapped
General characteristics
Class and type: none
Displacement:
  • 795 long tons (808 t) standard
  • 1,020 long tons (1,040 t) full load
Length: 83.5 m (273 ft 11 in)
Beam: 8.1 m (26 ft 7 in)
Draught: 2.55 m (8 ft 4 in)
Propulsion:
  • 2 steam turbines, 2 shafts
  • 19,000 hp (14,200 kW)
Speed: 34 knots (39 mph; 63 km/h)
Complement: 116
Armament:

HSwMS Remus (28) was a Romulus-class destroyer of the Royal Swedish Navy during World War II. She had been built as Astore, a Spica-class torpedo boat for Italy's Regia Marina, in the mid-1930s and sold to Sweden in 1940. The ship served in the Royal Swedish Navy until she was stricken in 1958.

References[edit]

http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz/ship/list?IDNo=6109581&search_op=OR