OTO’s 1942 AS 450 Destroyer Escort project

This 1942 project was drawn by Cantieri Odero Terni Orlando (OTO), Lenghorn. Aimed to act as a AA and AS vessel for all the operational conditions where a fleet destroyer would be a waste of precious resources, as in convoy escort duties. According to the available documentation the purpose is to get a better design starting … Continue reading OTO’s 1942 AS 450 Destroyer Escort project