Chilean Navy – Frigates


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Boxer Class (Type 22 Batch 2) transferred from RN LOA 480′ / 146.3 m TDISP 4,900 tons (1 active in Chile)

Almirante Williams FF-19 (2003)

Almirante Williams CHILE-FFG-19-7
Almirante Williams FFG-19, 2006, showing long low lies of the Boxer class Credit: SSBN / CC BY-SA

Almirante Williams Valparaiso 2018

Duke Class (Type 23) transferred from RN LOA 436′ / 132.9 m TDISP 4,900 tons (3 active)Duke frigates Valparaiso 2019

Adelaide Class (from Australia, variant of US Oliver Hazard Perry class) LOA 455′ / 138.7 m TDISP 4,100 tons (2 active)

Capitán Prat FFG-11 (2020) formerly HMAS Newcastle FFG-06 (1993-2019) AND Almirante Latorre  FFG-14 (2020) formerly HMAS Melbourne FFG-05 (1992-2019)Adelaide Class FFG Valparaiso 2020

Karel Doorman Class LOA 401′ / 122.2 m TDISP 3,300 tons (2 active)

Almirante Blanco Encalada FF-15, with Peruvian frigate Mariategui astern, RIMPAC 2006 NARA: 330-CFD-DN-SD-07-09303 MC2 Rebecca J. Moat

Karel Doorman frigate Valparaiso 2020Karel Doorman frigates Valparaiso 2020

 Jacob van Heemskerck Class frigates LOA 427′ / 130.1 m TDISP 3,700 tons (2 built, both transferred from the Netherlands) (Dutch service 1986-2005, Chilean service 2005-2019)

Almirante Latorre (2005-2019) formerly HNLMS Jacob van Heemskerck F-812 (1986-2004) AND Capitán Prat (2006-2020) formerly HNLMS Witte de With F-813 (1986-2006)

HNMLS Witte de With before her transfer to Chile Ministerie van Defensie / CC0

Jacob van Heemskerck frigates Valparaiso 2019

Condell Class (Leander) LOA 372′ / 113.4 m TDISP 2,900 tons (2 sold to Ecuador)

Almirante Condell (1973-2007) transferred to Ecuador in 2008 as BAE Eloy Alfaro and Almirante Lynch (1974-2007) transferred to Ecuador in 2008 as BAE Morán Valverde.

Almirante Lynch FFG-07 on exercises 1999. USN Official DN-SD-02-02094 PH1 CHRIS DESMOND, USN

Condell class FFs Valparaiso 2003Ministro Zenteno (1991-2006) formerly HMS Achilles F-12 (1970-1990) washed out to sea during the 2010 tsunami (result of earthquake), and was sunk in March.

Leander Talcahuano 2009
Note the smaller helicopter landing area than the Condells above.

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