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CACINE patrol craft (1969 - 1973)


Photo



Cuanza 1979  

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Cacine P1140   Arsenal do Alfeite   1968 5.1969 stricken 7.2017
Cunene P1141   Arsenal do Alfeite   1968 6.1969 stricken 2002
Mandovi P1142   Arsenal do Alfeite   1968 1969 discarded 1998
Rovuma P1143   Arsenal do Alfeite   1968 1969 discarded 2000
Cuanza P1144   EN do Mondego   30.5.1969 5.1969 stricken 2018
Geba P1145   EN do Mondego   21.5.1969 5.1970 discarded 2003
Zaire P1146   EN do Mondego   28.11.1970 11.1970 stricken 2019
Zambeze P1147   EN do Mondego   1971 1.1971 stricken 2004
Limpopo P1160   Arsenal do Alfeite   9.4.1973 4.1973 stricken 2004
Save P1161   Arsenal do Alfeite   24.10.1972 5.1973 stricken 2010


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

293

Displacement full, t

310

Length, m

44.0

Breadth, m

7.67

Draught, m

2.20

No of shafts2
Machinery

2 Maybach 12V528 diesels

Power, h. p.

4400

Max speed, kts

20

Fuel, tdiesel oil
Endurance, nm(kts)4400(12)
Armament

2 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 7, 1 x 32 - 37 RL, 2 DCR

Electronic equipment

Kelvin Hughes 975 radar

Complement33


Standard scale images


<i>Cacine </i>1975
Cacine 1975


Graphics


<i>Cuanza </i>1998  
Cuanza 1998  
<i>Cuanza </i>1979  
Cuanza 1979  


Project history

Replacing of old PC and Le Fougeux classes.

Modernizations

1992-1994, all: diesels were replaced by two MTU 12V538 TB80 with same power; - 1 x 1 - 40/60, 1 x 32 - 37 RL, 2 DCR, Kelvin Hughes 975 radar; + 1 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 4, type 1007 radar, 2 RIB

early 2010s, all survived: - 1 x 1 - 40/60

Naval service

No significant events.