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PÊRO ESCOBAR frigate (1957)


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Pêro Escobar 1973  

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Pêro Escobar F335   CN di Castellamare di Stabia 7.1.1955 25.9.1955 30.6.1957 discarded 1975


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1250

Displacement full, t

1600

Length, m

93.5 wl 98.0 oa

Breadth, m

10.9

Draught, m

3.10

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 sets Ansaldo-Genova geared steam turbines, 2 Ansaldo-Foster Wheeler boilers

Power, h. p.

24500

Max speed, kts

32

Fuel, t

oil

Endurance, nm(kts)2800(13.5)
Armament

2 x 1 - 76/62 SMP3, 1 x 2 - 40/70 Breda type 64, 1 x 3 - 533 TT

Electronic equipment

MLN-1A radar, QCU-2 sonar

Complement

165



Standard scale images


<i>Pêro Escobar </i>1965
Pêro Escobar 1965


Graphics


<i>Pêro Escobar </i>1973  
Pêro Escobar 1973  


Project history

Pêro Escobar had the same basic hull and machinery as the Italian designed Venezuelan Almirante Clemente class, but had a considerably lighter armament to reduce topweight.

Modernizations

1969: new armament and sensors consisted of 2 x 2 - 76/50 Mk 33, 2 x 3 - 324 TT, 2 x 3 - 305 Squid ASWRL; MLT-3A, MLA-1B radars, SQS-29 sonar

Naval service

No significant events.