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AZEVIA fishery protection vessels (1941-1942)


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Bicuda 1953

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Azevia A, 1956- P595   ER de Lisboa   1941 1941 discarded 1975
Bicuda B, 1956- P596   ER de Lisboa   1941 1941 discarded 1976
Corvina C, 1956- P597   ER de Lisboa   1941 1941 discarded 1975
Dourada D, 1956- P598   ER de Lisboa   1942 1942 discarded 1975
Espadilha E, 1956- P599   ER de Lisboa   1942 1942 discarded 1971
Fataça F   ER de Lisboa   1942 1942 wrecked 22.1.1949


Technical data


Displacement standard, t230
Displacement full, t270
Length, m

42.6

Breadth, m6.50
Draught, m2.10
No of shafts

2

Machinery

Azevia, Bicuda: 2 MAN diesels

others: 2 Sulzer diesels

Power, h. p.2400
Max speed, kts17
Fuel, tdiesel oil 25
Endurance, nm(kts)3700(11)
Armament2 x 2 - 25/60 M1938
Complement37


Standard scale images


<i>Azevia </i>1941
Azevia 1941
<i>Azevia </i>1970
Azevia 1970


Graphics


<i>Bicuda </i>1953
Bicuda 1953


Project history

Fishery protection patrols, really large patrol boats.

Modernizations

1944-1945, all: - 2 x 2 - 25/60; + 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 2 x 1 - 7.7/87, 2 DCT

1960s,all survived: + radar

Naval service

 Fataça wrecked on rocks 22.1.1949.