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Missile Frigate Almirante Williams

  • Año:1986
  • Desplazamiento:5.496 tons
  • Potencia de Maquinaria50.000 SHP

Armamento:

02 Sea Wolf anti-missile system launchers

02 Oerlikon 20 mm. guns

02 triple 324 mm. Plessey torpedo launchers.

  • Velocidad Máxima30 knots
  • Eslora:148,2 meters
  • Manga:13,875 meters
  • Puntal:28,3 meters
  • Calado:6,4 meters
  • Comandante Captain Rául Ernesto Villegas Zanon

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Missile Frigate Almirante Williams
Missile Frigate Almirante Williams

The frigate "Almirante Williams" (former UK HMS "Sheffield") it's a Type 22, Broadsword class Batch 2 frigate, designed as specialist anti-submarine platform.
The ship was built by Swan Hunter Shipbuilders in Tyneside, UK, between 1984 and 1986, commissioned on July 26th of 1988 and was retired form the active service on November 15th of 2002.
Was the third Royal Navy warship to bear the name.
On September 5th of 2003, the Chilean flag was raised on board and renamed as "Almirante Wiliams" at the Devonport Naval Base, Playmouth, UK.

Last Modification: 26/03/2009