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IPIROS frigates (1969-1970/1992)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Ήπειρος [Ipiros] (ex-Connole) F456   Avondale, Westwego, USA 23.3.1967 20.7.1968 30.8.1969 // 30.8.1992 stricken 2003
Θράκη [Thraki] (ex-Trippe) F457   Avondale, Westwego, USA 29.7.1968 1.11.1969 19.9.1970 // 30.7.1992 stricken 3.2001
Μακεδονία [Makedonia] (ex-Vreeland) F458   Avondale, Westwego, USA 20.3.1968 16.6.1969 13.6.1970 // 25.7.1992 stricken 12.1998


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

3132

Displacement full, t

4190

Length, m

126.5 wl 134.0 oa

Breadth, m

14.3

Draught, m

4.77 hull 7.83 over sonar

No of shafts

1

Machinery

DE456, 458: 1 set Westinghouse geared steam turbines, 2 Babcock & Wilcox boilers

DE457: 1 set Westinghouse geared steam turbines, 2 Combustion Engineering boilers

Power, h. p.

35000

Max speed, kts

27

Fuel, t

oil 750

Endurance, nm(kts)4300(20)
Armament

1 x 8 Harpoon SSM / ASROC ASuR (4 RGM-84A/C, 12 RUR-5), 4 x 1 Stinger SAM (~16 FIM-92), 1 x 1 - 127/54 Mk 42, 1 x 6 - 20/76 Mk 15 Phalanx CIWS, 2 x 1 - 12.7/90, 4 - 324 Mk 32 Mod. 9 TT (22), 1 DCR, 1 helicopter (AB-212)

Electronic equipment

SPS-64(v), SPS-10F, SPS-40D, SPG-53, Mk 90 radars, SQS-26CX sonar, SLQ-32(v)2 ECM suite, 4x Mk 36 SRBOC decoy RL, T-Mk 6 Fanfare torpedo decoy, ASWTDS CCS

Complement

288



Standard scale images


<i>Ipiros</i> 1995
Ipiros 1995


Project history

Former USN Knox-class frigates. Formally all were commissioned 30.4.1993.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.