C 20 Gazella

Sardinia,Mediterranean

C20 Gazella was a Gabbiano class corvette built by Cantiere navale fratelli Orlando in Livorno, and was launched in May 1942 for Regia Marina, the Italian Navy. She  was designed and outfitted out as a anti-submarine and escort corvette. Her service for Regia Marina was short lived. Outside Sardinia she hit a mine 5. August 1943 and quickly went down in the deep. The wreck rest today standing on her keel as a classic Donald Duck wreck on the north side of the island on a depth of 25 meter.


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C 20 Gazella

192,1 x 28,7 x 8,4 f
     
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673 grt
Livorno ( IT ) 1942
( IT )

Picture: C 20 Gazella
Courtesy of Naval Warfare


Last updated: August 2019