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ARGENTINEAN NAVY (ARGENTINA)

TORPEDO SHIPS

ALMIRANTE BROWN destroyers (1942-1943/1961-1971)

Almirante Brown 1963

Almirante Brown 1980

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
Almirante Brown (ex-Heermann) D20   Bethlehem, San Francisco, USA 5/1942 5/12/1942 7/1943 // 10/8/1961 sold 12/1979
Espora (ex-Dortch) D21   Federal, Kearny, USA 3/1943 20/6/1943 8/1943 // 10/8/1961 stricken 2/1979
Rosales (ex-Stembel) D22 213 Bath Iron Wks, USA 12/1942 8/5/1943 7/1943 //3/8/1961 sold 12/1981
Domecq García (ex-Braine) D23 209 Bath Iron Wks, USA 10/1942 7/3/1943 5/1943 // 17/8/1971 stricken 11/1982
Almirante Storni (ex-Cowell) D24   Bethlehem, San Pedro, USA 9/1942 18/3/1943 8/1943 // 17/8/1971 sold 12/1979

 

Displacement standard, t

2100

Displacement full, t

3050

Length, m

112.5 wl 114.7 oa

Breadth, m

12.1

Draught, m

4.19 full load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

General Electric geared steam turbines, 4 Babcock & Wilcox boilers

Power, h. p.

60000

Max speed, kts

38

Fuel, t

oil 492

Endurance, nm (kts) 6500 (15)

Armament

4 x 1 - 127/38 Mk 30, 3 x 2 - 76/50 Mk 33, 1 x 5 - 533 TT, 6 DCT, 2 DCR (56)

Sensors

SPS-6, SPS-10, Mk 25, Mk 35 radars, SQS-4 sonar

Complement

273

   

Ship project history: Former USN Fletcher class destroyers transferred to Argentina.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Rosales 1978

Ivan Gogin, 2015