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SPANISH NAVY (SPAIN)

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFT

HERNÁN CORTÉS amphibious transports (1972/1994-1995)

Newport 1975

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
Hernán Cortés (ex-Barnstable County) L41 National Steel, San Diego, USA 19/12/1970 2/10/1971 27/5/1972 // 26/8/1994 stricken 11/2009
Pizarro (ex-Harlan County) L42 National Steel, San Diego, USA 7/11/1970 27/7/1971 8/4/1972 // 14/4/1995 stricken 12/2012

 

Displacement standard, t

6800

Displacement full, t

8550

Length, m

159.2 oa over hull, 171.3 oa over derrick arms

Breadth, m

21.2

Draught, m

5.30 aft 1.80 fwd

No of shafts

2

Machinery

6 Alco 16-251 diesels

Power, h. p.

16500

Max speed, kts

22

Fuel, t

diesel oil 1750

Endurance, nm (kts) 14250(14)

Armament

2 x 1 - 20/90 GAM-B01, 1 x 6 - 20/76 Mk 15 Phalanx, 4 x 1 - 12.7/90, helicopter deck

Military load 29 tanks or 2000 t of cargo, 374 - 431 troops, 2 LCVP, 2 LCP

Sensors

LN-66, SPS-10F radars, Deneb ECM suite

Complement

255

Ship project history: Former USN Newport class LSTs.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Hernán Cortés 2003

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