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ARGENTINEAN NAVY (ARGENTINA)

TORPEDO SHIPS

PY destroyer (1944/1973)

Py 1975

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
Py (ex-Perkins) D27 Consolidated, Orange, USA 6/1944 7/12/1944 4/1945 // 15/1/1973 deleted 1984

 

Displacement standard, t

2406

Displacement full, t

3493

Length, m

116.6 wl 119.0 oa

Breadth, m

12.5

Draught, m

4.40

No of shafts

2

Machinery

General Electric geared steam turbines, 4 Babcock & Wilcox boilers

Power, h. p.

60000

Max speed, kts

32

Fuel, t

oil 727

Endurance, nm (kts) 4000 (20)

Armament

3 x 2 - 127/38 Mk 38, 2 x 3 - 324 Mk TT, 2 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 11 ASWRL, helicopter deck

Sensors

SPS-29, SPS-30, SPS-37, Mk 25 radars, SQS-23 sonar

Complement

275

Ship project history: Former USN Gearing class, modified under FRAM II.

Modernizations: 1977-1978: + 4 x 1 MM38 Exocet SSM (4 MM38)

Naval service: No significant events.

Py 1980

Ivan Gogin, 2017