Giulio Cesare was reconstructed 1933-1937.
She was taken over by the Soviet Union 3 February 1949 as the Z 11 and later renamed Novorossiisk. While anchored in Sevastopol, she was wracked by a mysterious explosion and capsized with heavy loss of life 29 October 1955.


Battleship / Cavour


Laid down - 24 June 1910
Launched - 15 Oct 1911
Completed - 14 May 1914

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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