Thursday, March 25, 2010
in honor of armored cruiser thursday we present the Italian vessel Pisa. armed with a main battery of 10" guns Pisa survived WW1 and was a unit of the Italian Fleet until the mid 1930's. her sister ship Amalfi was sunk in 1916 by the Austro-Hungarian submarine U-26. a third ship named Giorgios Averoff was sold to the Royal Hellenic Navy and still survives as a museum ship in Greece.
Posted by eber c. buckman at 9:31 AM