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MINE WARFARE SHIPS AND CRAFTS

NALÓN minesweepers (1954-1959)

Nalón 1980

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Nalón (ex-Oeillet) M21, 1980- PVZ51, 1986- P51 South Coast, Newport Beach, USA   22/11/1952 2/1954 patrol 1980, stricken 1993
Llobregat (ex-Roselys) M22 South Coast, Newport Beach, USA   25/7/1953 11/1954 fire 24/4/1979, never repaired
Júcar M23, 1980- M21 Bellingham SY, USA     6/1956 stricken 12/2001
Ulla M24, 1980- PVZ52, 1986- P52 Quincy Adams, Quincy, USA   28/1/1956 7/1956 patrol 1980, stricken 1993
Miño M25, 1980- PVZ23, 1984- M28 Quincy Adams, Quincy, USA     10/1956 patrol 1980, minesweeper 1984, stricken 1999
Ebro M26, 1980- M22 Bellingham SY, USA   8/11/1957 12/1958 stricken 2/2005
Turia M27, 1980- PVZ54, 1986- P54 Hiltebrant, Kingston, USA   14/7/1954 6/1955 patrol 1980, stricken 1993
Duero (ex-Spoonbill) M28, 1980- M23 Tampa Marine, Tampa, USA 11/1953 3/8/1954 6/1955 // 1/1959 stricken 1999
Sil (ex-Redwing) M29, 1980- PVZ55, 1982- M27 Tampa Marine, Tampa, USA 7/1953 29/4/1954 1/1955 // 1/1959 patrol 1980, minesweeper 1982, stricken 3/2003
Tajo M30, 1980- M24 Tampa Marine, Tampa, USA   1/5/1958 7/1959 stricken 12/2001
Genil M31, 1980- M25 Tampa Marine, Tampa, USA   8/8/1958 9/1959 stricken 1/2004
Odiel M32, 1980- M26 Tampa Marine, Tampa, USA   3/9/1958 10/1959 stricken 2/2005

 

Displacement light, t

360

Displacement full, t

400

Length, m

42.1 wl 44.3 oa

Breadth, m

8.10

Draught, m

2.10

No of shafts

2

Machinery

General Motors diesels

Power, h. p.

M21-25, 27-29: 880

M26, 30-32: 1000

Max speed, kts

M21-25, 27-29: 12

M26, 30-32: 12.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil 25

Endurance, nm (kts)

2500(10)

Armament

1 x 2 - 20/70 Mk 24, acoustic, magnetic and wire minesweeping gear

Sensors

Decca TM626 or RM914 radar, UQS-1 sonar

Complement

39

Ship project history: USN Adjutant class coastal minesweepers. Duero and Sil were commissioned at first by USN.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ebro 1974

Duero 1975

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