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DIOGO CÃO frigates (1944/1957)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Diogo Cão (ex-Formoe) F333   Federal, Newark, USA 1/1944 2.4.1944 10/1944 // 7.2.1957 discarded 11.1968
Corte Real (ex-McCoy Reynolds) F334   Federal, Newark, USA 11/1943 22.2.1944 5/1944 // 7.2.1957 discarded 10.1968


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1430

Displacement full, t

1811

Length, m

91.4 wl 93.3 oa

Breadth, m

11.3

Draught, m

3.40 full load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Corte Real: 2 sets Westinghouse geared steam turbines, 2 Combustion Engineering boilers

Diogo Cão: 2 sets Westinghouse geared steam turbines, 2 Babcock & Wilcox boilers

Power, h. p.

12000

Max speed, kts

23

Fuel, t

oil 347 - 348

Endurance, nm(kts)4650(12)
Armament

2 x 1 - 127/38 Mk 30, 1 x 4 - 40/60 Mk 2, 3 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 1 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 10.11 ASWRL, 8 DCT, 2 DCR (100)

Electronic equipment

SPS-6, SPS-10 radars, QGA sonar

Complement

156



Standard scale images


<i>Diogo Cão </i>1965
Diogo Cão 1965


Project history

Former USN 'WGT' class destroyer escorts, rated as frigates in Portuguese navy.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.