1973    


Guided-Missile Frigate Baleares class

Spanish built variant of US Navy Knox class but replacing both the Sea Sparrow box launcher and the helicopter facilities by a Standard SAM launcher.

Specifications

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256crew
4177full load (tn)
134length (m)
14.25beam (m)
7.54draught (m)
28max speed (knots)
2Naval Engine boilers
1Naval Engine steam turbines
2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
1Missile Launcher Mk 22
1Naval Gun Mark 42 5/54 inch (127mm)
2Close-In Weapon System Meroka
1Torpedo Launchers Mk 16 8-cell ASROC
2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm

Aircraft

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    Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar
ES Spanish Navy Hughes 369HM 01

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Shipyards

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ES Bazan Ferrol - Ria de Ferrol5


List of Ships

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ESSpanish NavyF-71BalearesEBFK19732005
ESSpanish NavyF-72AndaluciaEBGK19742005
ESSpanish NavyF-73CataluñaEBJV19752004
ESSpanish NavyF-74AsturiasEBHB19752009
ESSpanish NavyF-75ExtremaduraEBLT19762006

5 units


Events

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1970-aug-20LaunchedES F-71 Baleares
1971-mar-30LaunchedES F-72 Andalucia
1971-nov-3LaunchedES F-73 Cataluña
1972-may-13LaunchedES F-74 Asturias
1972-nov-21LaunchedES F-75 Extremadura
1973-sep-24CommissionedES F-71 Baleares
1974-may-23CommissionedES F-72 Andalucia
1975-jan-16CommissionedES F-73 Cataluña
1975-dec-2CommissionedES F-74 Asturias
1976-nov-10CommissionedES F-75 Extremadura
2004DecommissionedES F-73 Cataluña
2005-mar-30DecommissionedES F-71 Baleares
2005-dec-15DecommissionedES F-72 Andalucia
2006-sep-15DecommissionedES F-75 Extremadura
2008Fate: sunkES F-72 Andalucia as a target
2009-jun-30DecommissionedES F-74 Asturias






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