Argentine Navy – Corvettes and Patrol Ships

Corvettes and Patrol Ships Return to Submarines Espora Class (MEKO 140A16) LOA 299’ / 91.1 m TDISP 1,800 tons (6, starting in 1985)
ARA Robinson P-45 ca. 2005. No machine-readable author provided. Martin.Otero assumed (based on copyright claims). / CC BY
Espora corvettes Puerto Belgrano 2019 Gowind Class Ocean Patrol Vessel LOA 285′ / 86.9 m TDISP 1,450 tons. (2 active, service since 2019) ARA Bouchard P-51 (2019) formerly French l’Adroit (2012-2018). First Gowind Class.
The future ARA Piedra Buena P-52, fitting out, Concarneau, France, late 2020. Credit: Yann Gwilhoù, CC BY-SA 4.0 ,via Wikimedia Commons
ARA Bouchard P-51 Mar del Plata 2020 Drummond Class LOA 260′ / 79.2 m TDISP 1,300 tons (3, service starting 1978)
ARA Granville P-33 ca. 2015 Credit: Mauricio V. Genta / CC BY-SA
Drummond class Mar Del Plata 2011Drummond class Mar Del Plata 2020 Murature Class LOA 257′ / 78.3 m TDISP 1,000 tons (2, 1 active as of 2019) originally these were built as mine-layers.
Muratureclass Buenos Aires
Both vessels of the Murature class alongside at Buenos Aires naval dockyard (where the views are also of) Credit: Diegoventu / CC BY-SA
ARA Murature P-20 (1945-2014) and ARA King P-21 (1946)Murature class patrol ships Buensos Aires 2013Murature class patrol ships Buensos Aires 2012 Higgins type 78-foot US Pt-Boat LOA 78 ‘ / 23.9 m TDISP 38 tons (10 transferred to Argentina 1948, service 1948-ca. 1984, 1 preserved) Transferred to Argentina as ARA Towora P-24. Preserved at Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego near airport. One of ten boats purchased in 1948. Towora and ARA Alakush P-82 were sent to Ushuaia in 1968, to enforce an Argentine naval presence, and served until 1984. Both boats received extensive modifications.
ARA_Alakush PT boat
ARA Alakush, ca. 1962. Julio L. Marani, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
ARA Towwora PT-boat Ushuaia Argentina 2021
ARA Towora under restoration, 2014 at Ushuaia, Argentina. Credit: Gastón Cuello, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
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