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Category:Crotone (5558)

Italy Marina Militare

MM Crotone M5558.jpg

Type Minehunter
Ship class Gaeta
Built by Intermarine, Sarzana
Keel laid August 5, 1988
Launch date September 8, 1992
Completion date June 11, 1994
Length overall 52.4 m (57.3 yd)
Beam 9.8 m (10.7 yd)
Draft 2.6 m (102.3 in)
Displacement 670 t (1,487,802.00 lb)
Main engine 1 diesel engine GMT BL-230.8M; 3 diesel engines Isotta Fraschini ID-36-SS-8V
Speed 15 knots


The minehunter Crotone was the fifth vessel of Lerici-class minehunter to be built. It was launched on September 8, 1992 and completed on June 18, 1994. She took part in various NATO clearing operations in the Adriatic Sea; in 2002 participated in a training campaign in Northern Europe reaching Tallin. In 2008 participated in the SNMCMG2 covering 7,983 miles while in 2009 sailed between Greece and Turkey. From May 28, 2013 the vessel is part of the NATO Standing Naval Force Maritime Counter Mesure Mine Group 2.

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