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Marino-class diving support vessel

Class overview
Name: Marino class
Builders: Crestitalia shipyard, Ameglia (La Spezia)
Operators:  Marina Militare
In commission: 1985
Planned: 2
Completed: 2
Active: 2
General characteristics
Type: Diving support vessel
Displacement: 97 t (95 long tons) full load [1]
Length: 25.8 m (85 ft)
Beam: 6.9 m (23 ft)
Draught: 1.2 m (3.9 ft)
Propulsion: 2 x Diesel engines Isotta Fraschini ID-36-SS12V (559 kW (750 hp) each)
Speed: 28 knots (52 km/h; 32 mph)
Range: 240 nautical miles (440 km; 280 mi)
Crew:
  • 9
  • 1 official
  • 8 sailors
Sensors and
processing systems:
2 x GEM Elettronica SPN-753 navigation radar, X band
Notes: hyperbaric chamber on Alcide Pedretti

The Marino class of diving support vessels consists of two units operated by the Italian Marina Militare. The vessels are used by Comando Subacquei Incursori (COMSUBIN) for training and operational duties and are named MAS Motoscafo Appoggio Subacquei (DSV Diving Support Vessel).

Features

Alcide Pederetti is assigned to diving support and for submarine rescue operations [2] It's fitted with:

Ships

 Marina Militare - Marino class
Name Pennant
number
Initial
number
Laid down Launched Commissioned Motto
Mario Marino Y 498 MEN 213 1984 1985 Semper
Alcide Pedretti Y 499 MEN 214 17 May 1984 4 May 1985 Semper

References

  1. ^ [www.marina.difesa.it]
  2. ^ [www.marina.difesa.it]
  3. ^ traktoria.org/files/.../ATP-57(B)_The_Submarine_Search_and_Rescue_Manual.pdf