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PÊRO ESCOBAR frigate (1957)

Pêro Escobar 1965

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Pêro Escobar F335 CN di Castellamare di Stabia 7/1/1955 25/9/1955 30/6/1957 discarded 1975
  

Displacement standard, t

1250

Displacement full, t

1600

Length, m

93.5 wl 98.0 oa

Breadth, m

10.9

Draught, m

3.10

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Ansaldo-Genova geared steam turbines, 2 Ansoldo-Foster Wheeler boilers

Power, h. p.

24500

Max speed, kts

32

Fuel, t

oil

Endurance, nm (kts) 2800(13.5)

Armament

2 x 1 - 76/62 SMP3, 1 x 2 - 40/70 Breda type 64, 1 x 3 - 533 TT

Sensors

MLN-1A radar, QCU-2 sonar

Complement

165

Ship project history: Pêro Escobar had the same basic hull and machinery as the Italian designed Venezuelan Almirante Clemente class, but had a considerably lighter armament to reduce topweight.

Modernizations: 1969: new armament and sensors consisted of 2 x 2 - 76/50 Mk 33, 2 x 3 - 324 TT, 2 x 3 - 305 Squid ASWRL; MLT-3A, MLA-1B radars, SQS-29 sonar

Naval service: No significant events.

Pêro Escobar 1973

 

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