:::: Naval Vessels - ITALY - CRUISERS
BOLZANO (AS AIR DEFENCE SHIP
Code - N4302A
Date - 1943
Description - BOLZANO N4302A
Completed 1933 as a heavy cruiser, but put in
hand for conversion to an air defence ship/fast
transport in 1942. Work ceased at the armistice
in September 1943. Displacement 9,065 tons
Full Load tonnage with cargo c 15,000 tons
Armament 10 x 3.5” 50 cal A.A.
20 twin 37mm A A.
Aircraft 12 Reggiane Re 2000 Serie II
Speed 25 knots
Cargo 5 holds total capacity 3,000 tons