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Alferez Sobral

This vessel, like other notices, providing excellent services. During the Falklands War was attacked by British helicopters, suffering casualties; including their commander, killed in the bridge. Several launched missiles caused the casualties suffered by the crew; the bridge was completely destroyed. The Alferez Sobral joined the Navy on February 10, 1972. He later served on the Naval Maritime Area Patrullado Atlantic Division, based in Mar del Plata.

Name No. Built In Service
Alferez Sobral
(Ex-Salish AT 187)
A9 Levingstone, Orange, USA September 1944

Displacement 800 Tn. at full load.
Dimensions 43,6m x 10.3m x 4m
Propulsion 2 GM Diesel-Electric 12-278 A 2200 HP, 2 HP Generator 1500, 1 screw.
Speed 12.5 knots.
Autonomy 16,500 nautical miles at 8 knots.
Crew 49 Men.
  • 1 bracket Breda Bofors 40/60 mm.
  • 2 20 mm Oerlikon guns.
  • Radars Search Decca navigation surface and TM-1226.

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