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Category:Fenice (F 557)

Italy Marina Militare

Fenice (F 557), Livorno.jpg

Type Corvette
Ship class Minerva
Built by Cantiere navale del Muggiano
Keel laid March 5, 1987
Launch date April 7, 1990
Completion date December 4, 1990
Length overall 87 m (95.1 yd)
Beam 10.3 m (11.2 yd)
Draft 3.2 m (10.4 ft)
Displacement 1,285 t (2,853,471.00 lb)
Main engine 2 diesel engines GMT BM-230.20-DVM
Speed 20 knots


Fenice (F 557) is one of the eight corvettes of Minerva class with the role of surveillance of fisheries; from November 2013 takes part in the Operation Mare Nostrum rescuing the boats of illegal immigrants coming from North Africa. She was decommissioned on May 29, 2017.

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