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COLOMBIAN NAVY (COLOMBIA)

TORPEDO SHIPS

20 DE JULIO destroyers (1958)

Ciete de Agosto 1965

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
20 de Julio (Veinte de Julio) D05 Kockums, Malmö, Sweden 10/1955 26/6/1956 15/6/1958 discarded 1984
7 de Agosto (Siete de Agosto) (ex-3 de Junio (Trece de Junio)) D06 Götaverken, Göteborg, Sweden 11/1955 19/6/1956 31/10/1958 discarded 1986

  

Displacement standard, t

2650

Displacement full, t

3300

Length, m

121.1

Breadth, m

12.4

Draught, m

4.70

No of shafts

2

Machinery

De Laval double geared steam turbines, 2 Penhoët boilers

Power, h. p.

55000

Max speed, kts

32

Fuel, t

oil 524

Endurance, nm(kts)

3000(18)

Armament

3 x 2 - 120/50 M50, 4 x 1 - 40/70 M48, 1 x 4 - 533 TT, 1 x 4 - 375 M50 ASWRL, 2 x 6 - 103 RFL on 120mm turrets

Sensors LW-03, DA-02, 4x M45 radars, sonars

Complement

248

Ship project history: Ordered in 1954, these units were modified Halland class destroyers. They mourned a different armament, more electronics, and different interior arrangements than their near sisters in Sweden. Dutch electronics, with M4 type radar directors for gun armament.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

20 de Julio 1975

Ivan Gogin, 2016