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MALDONADO patrol craft (1943/1944)

Maldonado 1945

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
Maldonado (ex-PC1234) B1 Sullivan, Brooklyn, USA 1942 1943 6/1943 // 5/1944 stricken 11/1970

 

Displacement standard, t

280

Displacement full, t

330

Length, m

51.8 wl 52.9 oa

Breadth, m

7.06

Draught, m

2.36 full load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 diesels

Power, h. p.

2880

Max speed, kts

21

Fuel, t

diesel oil 49
Endurance, nm (kts) 3000 (12) - 4800 (12)

Armament

1 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 20, 1 x 1 - 40/56 Mk 1, 3 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 4, 2 x 4 - 178 Mousetrap Mk 20 ASWRL, 2 DCT, 2 DCR

Sensors

SF or SO or SCR-517A radar, sonar

Complement 65

 

Ship project history: Former USN 173ft-PC class patrol craft. She was built in 1943 and transferred to Uruguay at Miami 1/5/1944 after service under USN flag, arrived to Montevideo 31/7/1944. Maldonado was officially classified as corvette.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Maldonado 1953

Ivan Gogin, 2011-16