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ROGER DE LAURIA destroyers (1969-1970)

Roger de Lauria 1980

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
Roger de Lauria D42 Bazán, Ferrol / Cartagena 4/9/1951 12/11/1958 //29/8/1967 30/5/1969 stricken 1982
Marqués de la Ensenada D43 Bazán, Ferrol / Cartagena 4/9/1951 15/7/1959 // 2/3/1968 10/9/1970 stricken 11/1988

 

Displacement standard, t

3012

Displacement full, t

3785

Length, m

119.3

Breadth, m

13.0

Draught, m

5.60

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Rateau-Bretagne geared steam turbines, 3 3-drum boilers

Power, h. p.

60000

Max speed, kts

31

Fuel, t

oil 700

Endurance, nm (kts) 4500(15)

Armament

3 x 2 - 127/38 Mk 38, 2 - 533 TT, 2 x 3 - 324 TT, 1 helicopter (Hughes 369HM)

Sensors

SPS-10, SPS-40, Decca RM426, Mk 25, Mk 35 radars, SQS-32C, SQA-10 sonars

Complement

318

   

Ship project history: Launched as units two and three of the Oquendo class (above) bul completed at Cartagena to an enlarged and modernized design; they were relaunched after hulks were lengthened and widened. Full US weapon and electronic fit, and generally to USN Gearing class FRAM II standards.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Marqués de la Ensenada was repaired after terrorist bomb attack on 2 October 1981, parts being taken from Roger de Lauria. Speed was reduced by recurrent boiler problems.

Marqués de la Ensenada 1976

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