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SPANISH NAVY (SPAIN)

TORPEDO SHIPS

LEPANTO destroyers (1942-1944/1957-1960)

Lepanto 1963

Almirante Valdés 1963

Lepanto 1980

Almirante Valdés 1980

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
Lepanto (ex-Capps) D21 Gulf SB, Chickasaw, USA 7/1941 31/5/1942 6/1943 // 15/5/1957 stricken 12/1985
Almirante Ferrándiz (ex-David W. Taylor) D22 Gulf SB, Chickasaw, USA 7/1941 4/7/1942 6/1943 // 15/5/1957 stricken 11/1987
Almirante Valdéz (ex-Converse) D23 Bath Iron Wks, USA 2/1942 30/8/1942 11/1942 // 1/7/1959 stricken 10/1986
Alcalá Galiano (ex-Jarvis) D24 Seattle-Tacoma, Seattle, USA 6/1943 14/2/1944 6/1944 // 3/11/1960 stricken 10/1989
Jorge Juan (ex-McGowan) D25 Federal, Kearny, USA 6/1943 14/11/1943 12/1943 // 1/12/1960 stricken 9/1988

 

Displacement standard, t

2325

Displacement full, t

3005

Length, m

112.5 wl 114.7 oa

Breadth, m

12.1

Draught, m

4.19 full load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

General Electric geared steam turbines, 4 Babcock & Wilcox boilers

Power, h. p.

60000

Max speed, kts

38

Fuel, t

oil 492

Endurance, nm (kts) 6500 (15)

Armament

D21, 22: 5 x 1 - 127/38 Mk 30, 3 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 6 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 4, 2 x 3 - 324 TT, 2 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 11 ASWRL, 6 DCT, 2 DCR

D23-25: 4 x 1 - 127/38 Mk 30, 3 x 2 - 76/50 Mk 33, 1 x 3 - 533 TT, 2 x 3 - 324 TT, 2 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 11 ASWRL, 4 DCT, 1 DCR

Sensors

D21, 22: SPS-6C, SPS-10, Mk 25 radars, SQS-4 or SQS-29 sonar

D23-25: SPS-6C, SPS-10, Mk 25, 2x SPG-34, Mk 35 radars, SQS-4 or SQS-29 sonar

Complement

290

   

Ship project history: Fletcher class destroyers transferred under MDAP.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Alcalá Galiano 1977

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