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Lazarettschiffe Meta


Stats


Name: Meta
Type M/P
Construction Yard
(Yard No.)
Cant. Nav. Franco Tosi, S.A., Tarent
(41)
Launched 1929
Commissioned 1929
Weight, BRT 243
Length, meters 40,49
Width, meters 6,81
Depth, meters 2,57
Engines Two Tosi 4-stroke 6cyl. engines,
2 shafts
Horsepower, HP ?
Speed, knots ?
Range, nautical miles
(Max.)
? at ? knots using oil
Patients/Medical staff 20/?
Crew 14
Armament None
Owner "Partenopea" Soc. Anon. di Nav., Genoa

History

  • Completed as Italian M/P Meta;
  • 1940 Italian Rescue ship; 11.43 taken over by the KM in La Spezia;
  • Into service 8.12.43 as the auxiliary hospital ship Meta, MAA616, Elba;
  • 1944 converted to Escort;
  • Bombed 1.7.44 in La Spezia and was heavily damaged, and was decommissioned;
  • Returned 1945 and repaired (now 303 BRT).
  • Still in existence 1984.