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Arcturus 1972

Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

P363 Bellatrix

P364 Canopus

P365 Deneb

P366 Espiga

P367 Fomalhaut

P368 Pollux

P377 Altair

P378 Rigel

P1151 Arcturus

P1152 Aldebaran

P1153 Procion

P1154 Sirius

P1155 Vega

Bayerische Schiffbaugesellschaft, Erlanbach, West Germany: P363-368, 377, 378

Arsenal do Alfeite: P1151-1155

1961: P363-368

1962: P377, 378

1968: P1151-1153

1970: P1154, 1155

None

Angola, 1975: P366-368, 377, 378

Mozambique, 1975: P1154, 1155

1975: P363-365, 1151-1153



Technical data


Displacement standard, t23
Displacement full, t28
Length, m19.1 wl 20.7 oa
Breadth, m4.63
Draught, m1.22
No of shafts2
Machinery

2 Cummins diesels

Power, h. p.

450

Max speed, kts

15

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

1 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 4

Electronic equipmentradar
Complement7


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<i>Arcturus </i>1972
Arcturus 1972


Project history

Small patrol boats.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.