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Aquila (1943)
Aquila Type: Aircraft carriers
Other names: Roma
Displacement: 28200
Aircraft capacity: 66
Fate: scrapped
  • In the mid-1930's Italians planed to modified liner "Roma" to Seaplane carriers, but this planes was cancelled.
  • After battle of Calabria in 1941 Italians back to idea to modified "Roma" liner now to the large aircraft carrier.
  • She was completely modified during 1941-1943 in Genoa.
  • After the armistice of September 8th, 1943, when the ship was completed 80% and had already passed the first static test, Germany took possession of the ship.
  • On July 16th, 1944 she was damaged by Allied aviation.
  • On July 19th, 1945 she was seriously damaged by Italian commando frogmen. Germans partially sank the ship to block the entrance to Genoa.
  • After WW2 ended she was brought to La Spezia, where she was scrapped in 1951-1952.


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