The Scipione Africano was taken over by France 15 August 1948 as the S7 and later renamed Guichen. She was laid up 1 April 1961 and scrapped in the 1970s.


Cruiser / Capitani Romani


Laid down - 28 Sep 1939
Launched - 12 Jan 1941
Completed - 23 Apr 1943

Cruiser Scorpione Africano
(Courtesy of Magnus)

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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