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ARGENTINEAN NAVY (ARGENTINA)

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HÉRCULES frigate (1942/1948)

Hércules 1960

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
Hércules (ex-Ashville, ex-Adur), 1961- Juan Batista Azopardo P31, 1961- GC11 155 Canadian Vickers, Montreal, Canada 10/1941 22/8/1942 12/1942 // 18/2/1948 Coast Guard 1961, sold 1969

 

Displacement standard, t

1412

Displacement full, t

2150

Length, m

86.3 wl 91.9 oa

Breadth, m

11.1

Draught, m

4.01

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 boilers

Power, h. p.

5500

Max speed, kts

20

Fuel, t

oil 674

Endurance, nm (kts) ?

Armament

3 x 1 - 105/45 Bofors M32, 2 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 2 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 3, 1 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog DCT, 8 DCT, 2 DCR (100)

Sensors

SA, SF or SL or SU, Mk 26 radars, sonar

Complement

190

   

Ship project history: Former River-type frigate transferred by USN.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2015