Italian Aircraft Carrier Giuseppe Garibaldi
By Tyco @ 2010-11-09 12:37:44
Giuseppe Garibaldi (551) is an Italian aircraft carrier. She is named after the Italian general Giuseppe Garibaldi. Built by Fincantieri (Italcantieri) at the Monfalcone shipyards in the Gulf of Trieste, she was laid down in March 1981, launched in 1983 and commissioned on 30 September 1985. Garibaldi is classed as a CVS–ASW or Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft Carrier and is based in Taranto.