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ANTARES patrols (1959-1962)


Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

P360 Antares

Vega

Sirius

P369 Regulus

James Taylor, Shoreham, UK: Antares, Vega, Sirius

Navalis, Lisboa: Regulus

1959: Antares, Vega, Sirius

1/1962: Regulus

Sirius (12/1961), Vega (12/1961)

Mozambique, 1975: Antares

1975: Regulus



Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement full, t18
Length, m15.7 wl 17.1 oa
Breadth, m4.64
Draught, m1.22
No of shafts2
Machinery

2 Cummins diesels

Power, h. p.

460

Max speed, kts

18.2

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

1 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 4

Electronic equipmentNone
Complement7


Standard scale images


<i>Antares 1965</i>
Antares 1965


Project history

Resinglass fibre moulding hull.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

Sirius and Vega were sunk by Indian forces during the invasion and annexation of Goa in 1961.