R. di Lauria Class
Italian battleships of the Ruggiero di Lauria Class included Andrea Doria, Francesco Morosini and Ruggiero di Lauria.
Displacement: 9886 tons. Speed: 16knots. Complement: 507. Armament: four 17in guns in pairs, two 6 inch guns, four 4.7 inch guns, two 14 inch torpedo tubes.
|Ruggiero di Lauria||9th August 1884||Used as floating oil depot at La Spezia until 1943, broken up in 1946.|
|Francesco Morosini||30th July 1885||Used as a target and sunk on 15th September 1909.|
|Andrea Doria||21st November 1885||Became floating battery during WW1, scrapped in 1929.|
|Ruggerio di Lauria|
The Ruggiero di Lauria in 1897.
8" x 5" photo from naval magazine 1897 available price ?15. plus post order ref: V3/185 order magazine photograph here
Andrea Doria was a sister ship to the Ruggiero di Lauria.
8" x4" photo from naval magazine 1897 available price ?10. plus post order ref: V3/184 order magazine photograph here