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ARGENTINEAN NAVY (ARGENTINA)

PREFECTURA NAVAL

DOCTOR MANUEL MANTILLA patrol ships (1982-1983)

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Doctor Manuel Mantilla GC24 Bazán, El Ferrol, Spain 16/2/1981 29/6/1981 20/12/1982 in service (2018)
Azopardo GC25 Bazán, El Ferrol, Spain 1/4/1981 14/10/1981 28/4/1983 in service (2018)
Thompson GC26 Bazán, El Ferrol, Spain 2/1981 7/12/1981 20/6/1983 in service (2018)
Prefecto Pique GC27 Bazán, El Ferrol, Spain 9/1981 24/2/1982 29/7/1983 in service (2018)
Prefecto Derbes GC28 Bazán, El Ferrol, Spain 11/1981 16/6/1982 20/11/1983 in service (2018)

Displacement standard, t

767

Displacement full, t

900

Length, m

63.0 pp 67.0 oa

Breadth, m

10.5

Draught, m

3.25

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Bazán-MTU MA16V956 TB91 diesels

Power, h. p.

9000

Max speed, kts

21

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)

5000(18)

Armament

1 x 1 - 40/70 Breda-Bofors 564, 2 x 1 - 12.7/90, 1 helicopter (Alouette III)

Sensors

2x Decca 1226 radars

Complement

37

Ship project history: Ordered in 1979 from Bazán, Spain. Specially fitted for patrol duties in harsh conditions prevailing around southern Argentinian coasts.

Modernizations: 1990s, all: - Alouette III helicopter; + HB.350B Esquilo helicopter

Naval service: No significant events.

Doctor Manuel Mantilla 2005

Ivan Gogin, 2017-18