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Sunday, 09 October 2016 10:53

"CASTOR" CLASS

Additional Info

  • Ships in class
    Name Number Launched Commissioned Decommissioned Homeport
    Castor A-21 5 November 1964 1 December 1966 10 December 2004 -
    Pollux A-22 5 November 1964 15 December 1966 20 January 2003 -
    Antares A-23 5 March 1973 21 November 1974   Puntales Naval Station (Cadiz)
    Rigel A-24 3 May 1973 21 November 1974 25 November 2013 -
  • Length
    • 38.4 meters
  • Beam
    • 7.6 meters
  • Draft
    • 3.1 meters
  • Displacement
    • 363 Tons
  • Propulsion
    • 1 motors diesel with a power of 800 HP
    • 1 pitch propellers and controllable,
  • Speed
    • 11.5 knots.
  • Complement
    • 40
  • Sensors
    • Navigation radar: Kelvin Hughes
    • Depth sounder ATLAS DESO-20
    • Depth sounder ATLAS DESO-50
Published in Ships
Sunday, 09 October 2016 10:32

"MALASPINA" CLASS

Additional Info

  • Ships in class
    Name Number Launched Commissioned Homeport
    Malaspina A-31 14 August 1973 21 February 1975 Puntales Naval Station (Cadiz)
    Tofiño A-32 22 December 1973 23 April 1975 Puntales Naval Station (Cadiz)
  • Length
    • 52.7 meters
  • Beam
    • 11.7 meters
  • Draft
    • 4.9 meters
  • Displacement
    • 1,090 Tons
  • Propulsion
    • 2 motors MWM Diesel TBRHS-AU-345 with a power of 1.350 HP
    • 2 pitch propellers and controllable, four-bladed and 1,825 mm in diameter.
    • An electric thruster of 150 HP
  • Electric power
    • Diesel generators 3-phase 378 kW each to 440V and 60 Hz.
    • 1 emergency generator power of 200 kW.
  • Speed
    • 15 knots.
  • Complement
    • 62 scientists
  • Sensors
    • Navigation radar: Sperry Marine Vision Master in band X
    • Navigation radar: Sperry Marine Vision Master in band S
    • Thermosalinograph SBE 21
    • Synthetic Aperture Sonar Shadows
    • Acoustic positioning GAPS
    • Multibeam depth sounder Simrad EM 300-302 (33 Khz)
    • Depth sounder Simrad EA 600 single beam (12/210 Khz)
    • Nortek doppler current meter
  • Aircraft carried
    • Ability to perform vertical maneuvers supply very light weights as medical evacuations, with a point of VERTREP in aft deck.
  • Other
    • Possibility of boarding up to four vehicles for work on land
    • 2 cranes load (1.7 and 2.6 tonnes)
    • Oceanographic winch
    • Windlass for synthetic aperture ring Shadows
    • Omnistar differential GPS receiver
    • 2 ocean hydraulic folding frames
Published in Ships

Additional Info

  • Ships in class
    Name Number Launched Commissioned Homeport
    Hesperides A-33 12 March 1990 15 May 1991 Cartagena
  • Length
    • 82.5 meters
  • Beam
    • 14.3 meters
  • Draft
    • 5.2 meters
  • Displacement
    • 2,800 Tons
  • Propulsion
    • 2 propulsion electric engines (1,400 Kw each).
    • 1 fixed pitch propeller (5 blades and 3 m. diameter).
    • 1 fore propeller for side thrust.
    • 2 diesel generators.
  • Speed
    • 15 knots.
  • Complement
    • 55 + 37 scientists
  • Sensors
    • ARPA ECDIS surface and navigation radar (S band) 10 CM: 3050
    • ARPA ECDIS surface and navigation radar (X band) 3 CM: 9410
  • Systems
    • 2 DGPS positioning systems
    • GMDSS Communications
    • SECOMSAT satellite communications system
  • Other
    • 1 rescue craft.
    • 2 ZODIAC MK-5HD
    • 2 polar craft
    • 4 winches
    • 2 folding cranes
    • 2 cargo cranes
    • 1 telescopic crane
    • 500 m2 of scientific labs
    • 1.000 m2 of cargo areas, storerooms, flight deck, holds, etc.
Published in Ships
Sunday, 09 October 2016 09:30

AUXILIARY SHIP "LAS PALMAS"

Additional Info

  • Ships in class
    Name Number Launched Commissioned Homeport
    Las Palmas A-52 1978 30 July 1981 Cartagena
  • Length
    • 41.2 meters
  • Beam
    • 11.6 meters
  • Draft
    • 5.8 meters
  • Displacement
    • 1,450 Tons
  • Propulsion
    • 2 diesel with a power of 7,000 HP
  • Speed
    • 13 knots.
  • Range
    • 7,000 nautical miles at 10 knots.
  • Complement
    • 32
  • Weapons
    • 2 machine guns MG-42 of 7.62 mm
  • Transport
    • Load up to 3 containers
Published in Ships
Sunday, 09 October 2016 09:15

OCEAN-GOING TUGBOAT "LA GRAÑA"

Additional Info

  • Ships in class
    Name Number Launched Commissioned Homeport
    La Graña A-53 1982 20 October 1987 Puntales Naval Station (Cadiz)
  • Length
    • 32.45 meters
  • Beam
    • 9.1 meters
  • Draft
    • 6 meters
  • Displacement
    • 663 Tons
  • Propulsion
    • 2 diesel Sulzer ASV 25/30with a power of 3,220 HP
    • 1 variable pitch propeller 4 blades and 4 meters diameter
  • Electric power
    • 2 generators diesel H66T-SG Guascor 1,520 Kw.
    • 1 emergency diesel generator Pegaso 9140-Guascor 50 Kw.
  • Speed
    • 13.5 knots.
  • Complement
    • 22
  • Sensors
    • Navigation radar: Raytheon NSC 18 (banda X)
    • Navigation radar: Raccal-Decca Bridgemaster C181/6 (banda I)
  • Weapons
    • 2 machine guns MG-42 of 7.62 mm
Published in Ships
Sunday, 09 October 2016 08:50

OCEAN-GOING TUGBOAT "MAHON"

Additional Info

  • Ships in class
    Name Number Launched Commissioned Homeport
    Mahon A-51 1978 1 July 1981 Ferrol
  • Length
    • 41.2 meters
  • Beam
    • 11.6 meters
  • Draft
    • 5.5 meters
  • Displacement
    • 1,450 Tons
  • Propulsion
    • 2 diesel Sulzer with a power of 7,040 HP
    • 2 fixed-pitch propellers
  • Electric power
    • 2 electric generators with a power 190kW each one.
  • Speed
    • 13 knots.
  • Complement
    • 30
  • Sensors
    • Navigation radar: 1 Consilium Selesmar TA340
    • Navigation radar: 1 Simbad RA54
  • Weapons
    • 2 machine guns BROWNING of 12.7 mm
Published in Ships
Sunday, 09 October 2016 01:03

AUXILIARY SHIP "MAR CARIBE"

Additional Info

  • Ships in class
    Name Number Launched Commissioned Homeport
    Mar Caribe A-101 1974 14 December 1988 Puntales Naval Station (Cadiz)
  • Length
    • 58.5 meters
  • Beam
    • 11.82 meters
  • Draft
    • 4.4 meters
  • Displacement
    • 1,860 Tons
  • Propulsion
    • 2 diesel BURMEISTWER & WAIN with a power of 2,340 HP
    • 2 fixed-pitch propellers
    • 1 fore propeller
  • Electric power
    • 3 STORK RO 158 auxiliary electric generators
  • Speed
    • 12.5 knots.
  • Complement
    • 25
  • Sensors
    • Navigation radar: 1 Selesmar
    • Navigation radar: 1 Raytheon
  • Aircraft carried
    • Poop-deck for VERTREP/MEDEVAC
  • Other
    • 1 RHIB
    • 1 Zodiac Mod. Mk-5
    • 4 smaller Zodiacs
    • Capacity for 2 containers of 33 cubic meters each
    • Capacity for 1 container of 66 cubic meters
    • 1 cargo crane
Published in Ships
Sunday, 09 October 2016 00:31

AUXILIARY SHIP "ALERTA"

Additional Info

  • Ships in class
    Name Number Launched Commissioned Homeport
    Alerta A-111 1982 30 July 1981 Cartagena
  • Length
    • 76.52 meters
  • Beam
    • 12 meters
  • Draft
    • 5.1 meters
  • Displacement
    • 2,292 Tons
  • Propulsion
    • 1 diesel Caterpillar 3606 with a power of 2,760 HP.
    • 1 emergency electric motor 400 HP
    • 1 variable pitch propeller 4 blades
  • Electric power
    • 4 diesel generators 160 KW
    • 1 emergency diesel generator 76.5 KW
  • Speed
    • 11 knots.
  • Complement
    • 60
  • Sensors
    • Navigation radar: 1 Kelvin Hughes 1106
    • Navigation radar: 1 Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine VisionMaster FT
Published in Ships
Sunday, 09 October 2016 00:04

SUBMARINE RESCUE SHIP "NEPTUNO"

Additional Info

  • Ships in class
    Name Number Launched Commissioned Homeport
    Neptuno A-20 1975 14 Decembre 1988 Cartagena
  • Length
    • 58.5 meters
  • Beam
    • 11.82 meters
  • Draft
    • 4.6 meters
  • Displacement
    • 1,860 Tons
    A
  • Propulsion
    • 2 diesel Echavarria-Burmeister & Wain 18V23HU with a power of 2,340 HP
    • 2 propeller
    • 1 ALCONZA electric engine and 1 fore transversal propeller
  • Speed
    • 12.5 knots.
  • Complement
    • 52
  • Sensors
    • 1 side-scan sonar
    • 1 hull-mounted sonar
    • 1 magnetometer
    • Several soundings
  • Other
    • 2 hyperbaric chambers
    • 1 immersion lifebuoy (depths of up to 90 meters)
    • 1 remote-controlled SCORPION vehicle with an articulated arm (up to 600 meters)
Published in Ships
Saturday, 08 October 2016 18:30

TRANSPORT SHIP "MARTIN POSADILLO"

Additional Info

  • Ships in class
    Name Number Launched Commissioned Homeport
    Marin Posadillo A-04 1973 15 February 2000 Cartagena
  • Length
    • 75 meters
  • Beam
    • 13 meters
  • Draft
    • 4.1 meters
  • Displacement
    • 2,300 Tons
    A
  • Propulsion
    • 1 diesel
  • Speed
    • 10 knots.
  • Complement
    • 26
  • Transport
    • 450 square meters of deck cargo
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