Part today from Trieste, the last journey of the frigate "Maestrale"
Part today from Trieste, the last journey of the frigate "Maestrale": a symbol of the ships of the fleet of the Navy and is now being decommissioned after more than thirty years of honorable activity.
For the "Italian Navy" is a choice "painful but required" for the high cost of maintenance of unity so obsolete.
This is the first unit of the so-called "Class Twenty" eight sister ships the 80 flagship of the Italian Navy and shipbuilding.
In his last trip he will touch ten Italian ports, where you can visit it.
You have set the March 8, 1978 in "Cantieri Navali Riuniti", today "Fincantieri", Riva Trigoso (GE), was launched on Feb. 2, 1981; The unit was officially delivered to the Navy on Feb. 18, 1982, becoming part of the 1st Marine Division.
The battle flag was donated by the group ANMI Florence 5 February 1983. His current assignment is home to La Spezia and is inserted organically in the employ of the 2nd Naval Group.