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ARGENTINEAN NAVY (ARGENTINA)

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFT

BAHÍA AGUIRRE troop transports (1950)

Bahía Aguirre 1970

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
Bahía Aguirre B2 16 Halifax SB, Canada   20/5/1949 29/3/1950 sold 10/1987
Bahía Buen Suceso B6 17 Halifax SB, Canada   15/6/1950 6/1950 sunk 21/10/1982
Bahía Thetis B8 18 Halifax SB, Canada   20/5/1949 1950 stricken 2/1974

 

Displacement standard, t

3100

Displacement full, t

5000

Length, m

102.5

Breadth, m

14.4

Draught, m

7.93

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Nordberg TSM-215 diesels

Power, h. p.

3750

Max speed, kts

16

Fuel, t

diesel oil 355 - 442

Endurance, nm (kts)  

Armament

none

Military load

troops

Sensors  
Complement 71

Ship project history: Troop transports with limited landing capacity.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Bahía Buen Suceso was torpedoed 21/10/1982 by British submarine Onyx off Falklands.

Bahía Aguirre 1978

Ivan Gogin, 2015