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MAIO patrol craft (1954-1958)


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São Nicolau 1973  

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Maio (ex-Funchal) P587   A C Dubigeon, Nantes, France   27.9.1954 1954 discarded 1975
Porto Santo P588   A C Normand, Le Havre, France   9.2.1955 1955 discarded 1974
São Nicolau P589   A C Normand, Le Havre, France   7.6.1955 1955 discarded 1975
Brava P590   ENVC, Viana do Castelo   2.5.1956 12.1956 discarded 1975
Fogo P591   ENVC, Viana do Castelo   2.5.1956 1956 discarded 1975
Boavista P592   EN do Mondego   10.7.1956 5.1957 discarded 1975
Santo Antão P593   Arsenal do Alfeite   8.6.1956 1957 discarded 1971
Santa Luzia P594   Arsenal do Alfeite   17.1.1957 10.1958 discarded 1975


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

366

Displacement full, t

400

Length, m

53.1

Breadth, m

7.30

Draught, m

3.10

No of shafts2
Machinery

4 SEMT-Pielstick diesels

Power, h. p.

3240

Max speed, kts

19

Fuel, tdiesel oil
Endurance, nm(kts)3000(12)
Armament

2 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 3, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 4, 1 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog ASWRL, 4 DCT, 2 DCR

Electronic equipment

Decca radar, DUBA-2 sonar

Complement62


Standard scale images


<i>Maio </i>1965
Maio 1965


Graphics


<i>São Nicolau </i> 1973  
São Nicolau 1973  


Project history

French Le Fougueux design, built in France and Portugal under MDAP.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.