THE ITALIAN NAVY IN THE ADRIATIC, 19151918 Imperial War Museums


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It's estimated that 600,000 Italians were dead in combat and more than a million were wounded or crippled during WW1. Italy joined the war as one of the Axis Powers in 1940. The Allied advance through Italy produced some of the most bitter, costly fighting of the war, much of it in treacherous mountain terrain.


THE ITALIAN NAVY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, 19151918 Imperial War Museums

The Kingdom of Italy during World War I had six dreadnought battleships ( Dante Alighieri as a prototype, Giulio Cesare, Conte di Cavour and Leonardo da Vinci of the Conte di Cavour class, Andrea Doria and Duilio of the Andrea Doria class ). Only four saw service in WWI and none were engaged in combat. Giulio Cesare, Otranto 1915


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2. Warships 1915-1918 1. ITALIAN FLAG OFFICERS AND POSTS 1915-1918 Minister of Marine Vice Admiral Leone Viale 30.09.15-Vice Admiral Camillo Corsi [& CNS 10.15-2.17] 00.06.17-Vice Admiral Arturo Triangi de Maderno 00.07.17-Vice Admiral Alberto del Bono Chief of the Naval Staff 00.04.13-Vice Admiral Paolo Thaon di Revel


THE ITALIAN NAVY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, 19151918 Imperial War Museums

The Regia Marina ( Italian for 'Royal Navy'; pronounced [ˈrɛːdʒa maˈriːna]) ( RM) or Royal Italian Navy was the navy of the Kingdom of Italy ( Regno d'Italia) from 1861 to 1946. In 1946, with the birth of the Italian Republic ( Repubblica Italiana ), the Regia Marina changed its name to Marina Militare ("Military Navy"). [1] [2] [3] Origins


THE ITALIAN NAVY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, 19151918 Imperial War Museums

WW1 Italian Battleships From masted ironclads to the Carracciolo, a complete overview of Italian battleships designs fro the 1880s to 1918.


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Naval warfare of World War I; Part of World War I: Clockwise from top left: the Cornwallis fires in Suvla Bay, Dardanelles 1915; U-boats moored in Kiel, around 1914; a lifeboat departs from an Allied ship hit by a German torpedo, around 1917; two Italian MAS in practice in the final stages of the war; manoeuvres of the Austro-Hungarian fleet with the Tegetthoff in the foreground


THE ITALIAN NAVY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, 19151918 Imperial War Museums

In 1866, it defeated a larger Italian fleet at the Battle of Lissa, the biggest naval battle fought worldwide between Trafalgar in 1805 and Tsushima in 1905. The Austro-Hungarian navy was a truly multicultural force, where a sailor might speak German, Hungarian, Croatian, Italian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, and even Romanian.


THE ITALIAN NAVY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, 19151918 Imperial War Museums

From Lissa to World War I Despite her unsuccessful contribution to the 3rd Independence War Italy was able to reconquer Venice and its region. The heavy shock resulting from the stunning defeat of Lissa opened a difficult period in the history of the Italian Navy.


THE ITALIAN NAVY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, 19151918 Imperial War Museums

The Italian Navy remained a principle power in the Mediterranean Sea after the fighting of World War 1. There are a total of [ 5 ] WW1 Italian Warships entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. 1 1901


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In March 1915, the Italian navy placed an order with the Societa Veneziana Automobili Navali (SVAN) for two 15-meter boats powered by gasoline engines and capable of 30 knots. Armament consisted of two 18-inch torpedoes launched over the stern. They were named Motorbarca Armata SVAN and numbered MAS.1 and MAS.2.


THE ITALIAN NAVY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, 19151918 Imperial War Museums

Category: ww1 Italian Navy. Author: dreadnaughtz Published Date: December 21, 2023. Posted in ww1 Italian Navy. Libia (1912) Protected Cruiser, 1913-1937 Libia was an Italian protected cruiser in service by 1913. She had an unusual story. She was…


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From masted Frigates and Corvettes, British-built and home-built protected, armoured and scouts: All WW1 Italian Cruisers 1880-1918.


THE ITALIAN NAVY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, 19151918 Imperial War Museums

Regia Marina (1914) The Italian Navy in 1914 was the product of the reunification of former kingdoms fleets, but raised as one of the most innovative in the Mediterranean. Skip to content Menu ☸ Industrial Era Austrian Navy 1855 French Navy 1855 Union Navy 1861-65 Spanish Navy 1870 French Navy 1870 Condeferate Navy Old navy 1865-1885


THE ITALIAN NAVY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, 19151918 Imperial War Museums

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THE ITALIAN NAVY IN THE ADRIATIC, 19151918 Imperial War Museums

Little real action was seen in the Italian theatre in this period, though the Italian navy's new type of MAS boat, first deployed in December 1917, began to raid Austrian shores including Trieste and the Fiume area, while air raids on the major Austrian bases at Pola and Cattaro also put ever increasing pressure on the k.u.k. Kriegsmarine.


THE ITALIAN NAVY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, 19151918 Imperial War Museums

Royal Italian Navy Deployment, 1914 - 1915. Contributed by Andrew Cashmore ([email protected]), the source being: Italian Warships Of World War 1 by Major Aldo Fraccaroli. Note that the official name of the Italian Navy (in Italian) was Regia Marina Italiana, and Italy entered into the war 24th May 1915.