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PRESIDENTE ALFARO frigates (1940-1941/1954)

Presidente Alfaro 1960

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Presidente Alfaro (ex-Quantock) D01, 1970- D2 Scotts, Greenock, UK 7/1939 22/4/1940 2/1941 // 18/10/1954 discarded 1978
Presidente Velasco Ibarra (ex-Meynell) D02, 1970- D3 Swan Hunter, Wallsend, UK 8/1939 7/6/1940 12/1940 // 18/10/1954 discarded 1978

 

Displacement standard, t

1000

Displacement full, t

1340, finally up to 1420 - 1450

Length, m

80.5 pp 85.3 oa

Breadth, m

8.84

Draught, m

3.81 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Parsons geared steam turbines, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers

Power, h. p.

19000

Max speed, kn

28

Fuel, t

oil 240

Endurance, nm(kts)

2500(20)

Armament

2 x 2 - 102/45 Mk 19, 1 x 4 - 40/39 Mk 7, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 7, 2 DCT, 1 DCR (50)

Sensors type 285 radar, type 123A, 177 sonars

Complement

147

Ship project history: Former British 'Hunt ' class escort destroyers, with reduced light guns.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Presidente Alfaro 1970

Ivan Gogin, 2016