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Presidente Alfaro 1970

Ships


Name No Yard 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


Technical data


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

2 sets Parsons geared steam turbines, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers

Power, h. p.

19000

Max speed, kts

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)

Electronic equipmenttype 271, type 285, type 286 radars, type 128 sonar
Complement

147



Standard scale images


<i>Presidente Alfaro </i>1960
Presidente Alfaro 1960


Graphics


<i>Presidente Alfaro </i>1970
Presidente Alfaro 1970


Project history


Former British 'Hunt ' class escort destroyers, with reduced light guns.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.