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Almirante Montt (2do) petrolero

The "Tide" class was constructed in the United Kingdom between the years 1961 to 1963 in the yards of Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn, Newcastle, including the Fleet tanker Tidepool. He served in the Royal Fleet Auxiliary since June 23, 1963, date in which it was put into service, traveling much of the world for 19 years. He took active part in the Anglo-Argentine conflict in the Falkland Islands, or Malvinas. He was transferred to the Navy of Chile on August 13, 1982 in internal ceremony held at the Bay of Concepción. Discharged from the service by resolution C.J.A No. 4281/16 dated 15 December 1997.


Ship List
Name # Port Laid
Launch Comm Decomm Notes
# Almirante Montt 1962 1982 1997 ex-Tidepool

Displacement, full 27.449 tons
Displacement, light tons
GT (Gross Tonnage) tons
NT (Net Tonnage) tons
DWT (Deadweight) tons
Length, O/A 177.6 meters / feet
Length, W/L meters / feet
Length, B/P meters / feet
Max Beam meters / feet
Draft9.8 meters / feet
Height meters / feet
Propulsion Type
Number of Main Engine(s)
Main Engine builder
Main Model
Main RPM
Main power15,000 HP
Speed, maximum 18.2 knots
Speed, Cruise Knots
Range nautical miles at knots
Stores endurance days
Weapons Systems
  • 4 machine guns of 12.7 mm.
  • 4 20 mm guns
  • Aviation 1 helicopter.

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