The Taranto fought in World War I as the Straßburg in the German Hochseeflotte before being taken over by Italy and renamed.
She was scuttled at La Spezia 9 September 1943. She was raised by the Germans but sunk 23 October 1943. She was once again raised but sunk 23 September 1944.

Class

Cruiser

Construction

Laid down - 1910
Launched - 24 Aug 1911
Completed - 9 Oct 1912

Sources used

Aldo Fraccaroli - Italian Warships of World War II
Andris J. Kursietis - La Regia Marina 1919-1945: The order of battle and Admirals of the Royal Italian Navy

Reference material on this unit

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