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Portaaviones R-01 Dedalo [2]

Name

No.

Comm.

Recom.

Decom.

Fate

Dedalo
(ex-USS Cabot)

PA-01
(ex-PH-01,
ex-AVT-3,
ex-CVL-28)

July 1943

30 Sept 1967

Aug 1988

Scrapped
(Brownsville, TX) 2001

Launched 4 April 1943 USS Cabot
Commissioned US Navy 1943. Armed Spanish 30 August 1967.
Displacement 13,000 tons standard [type] 16,185-16,416 tons full load.
Length 189.9 m / 6177 feet
Beam 22 m. / 717
104 flight deck
Draught 8.50 m. / 236
Propulsion Steam-reduction:
4 Burmeister & Wain boilers,
4 General Electric geared steam turbines,
100,000 hp
4 shafts
Speed 30.5-31 knots. (32 kts on trials)
Autonomy 7,200 miles at 15 knots.
Endowment 1.112
Armament 26-gun anti-aircraft Bofors 40 mm.
Electronics
  • 1 x AN/SPS-40(E/F) 2D air search/track, 225NM max/110NM typical (range, bearing)
  • 1 x AN/SPS-6C(L) 2D air search, 125NM max 80NM typical (range, bearing)
  • 1 x AN/SPS-8 (L) 150NM height-finder (altitude)
  • 1 x AN/SPS-10(C) 30NM surface search (range, bearing)
  • 4 x Mk51 & Mk63 FC for 40mm guns
  • Aircraft 1967-1975: 20 helicopters (typically AB-212)
    1975-1988: 7 AV-8A Matador, 9-12 helicopters (AB-212, ASH-3)

    Up to 33 aircraft and helicopters.
  • AB-212 helicopters,
  • Sea King helicopters,
  • H-500 helicopters,
  • VSTOL aircraft AV-8A Harrier and AV-8B


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