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TORPEDO SHIPS

SEGUÍ destroyers (1944/1972-1977)

Seguí 1975

Bouchard 1975

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
Seguí (ex-Hank) D25   Federal, Kearny, USA 1/1944 21/5/1944 8/1944 // 1/7/1972 deleted 1983
Bouchard (ex-Borie) D26   Federal, Kearny, USA 2/1944 4/7/1944 9/1944 // 1/7/1972 deleted 1984
Piedra Buena (ex-Collett) D29 231 Bath Iron Wks, USA 10/1943 5/3/1944 5/1944 // 1977 deleted 1984

D25

Displacement standard, t

2610

Displacement full, t

3320

Length, m

112.5 wl 114.8 oa

Breadth, m

12.5

Draught, m

4.32 full load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

General Electric geared steam turbines, 4 Babcock & Wilcox boilers

Power, h. p.

60000

Max speed, kts

34

Fuel, t

oil 379 - 504

Endurance, nm (kts) 3300 (20)

Armament

3 x 2 - 127/38 Mk 38, 2 x 2 - 76/50 Mk 33, 2 x 3 - 324 TT, 2 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 11 ASWRL

Sensors

SPS-6, SPS-10, Mk 25, Mk 35 radars, SQS-30 sonar

Complement

331

D26, 29

Displacement standard, t

2345

Displacement full, t

3210

Length, m

112.5 wl 114.8 oa

Breadth, m

12.5

Draught, m

4.30

No of shafts

2

Machinery

General Electric geared steam turbines, 4 Babcock & Wilcox boilers

Power, h. p.

60000

Max speed, kts

33.4

Fuel, t

oil 497

Endurance, nm (kts) 3300 (20)

Armament

3 x 2 - 127/38 Mk 38, 2 x 3 - 324 TT, 2 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 11 ASWRL, 1 helicopter (Alouette III)

Sensors

SPS-10, SPS-40, Mk 25 radars, SQS-30, SQA-10 sonars

Complement

291

Ship project history: Ex-USN Allen M. Sumner class destroyers, last two ships modified under FRAM II. Collett and Mansfield were originally purchased in 1974 for spares, resoectively in April and June, but first was activated in 1977 to replace decommissioned Espora. Mansfield was considered commissioned as Espora but later cannibalized.

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

Naval service: No significant events.

Seguí 1978

Bouchard 1983

Ivan Gogin, 2017