Colombian Navy – Corvettes and Patrol Ships

Corvettes and Patrol Ships

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ARC Almirante Tono CM-56 (2020) Pohang Class LOA 290′ TDISP 1,200 tons (1 active) [recent transfer, capture not yet located]

ARC Nariño CM-55 (2014) LOA 256′ Donghae Class corvette TDISP 1,100 tons formerly ROKS Anyang PCC-755 (1983-2011)Donghae Class CC Bahia de malaga colombia 2019

Ocean Patrol Vessels

20 de Julio class license built German design Fassmer OPV 80 built at Cotecmar shipyards. Ocean Patrol Ship LOA 264′ TDISP 1,700 tons (3 active, service since 2013)

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ARC 7 de Agosto during UNITAS LXI near Ecuador. Nov. 4, 2020. USN 201104-N-N3674-005 (Damage Controlman Fireman Isaiah Libunao)

20 de Julio class OPV Columbia 2020

ARC Valle del Cauca PO-44 (2003) Reliance class medium endurance cutter formerly USCGC Durable WMEC-628(1968-2001) LOA 211′ TDISP 760 tons ARC Valle del Cauca PO-44 Bahia de Malaga 2019

ARC San Andres PO-45 (2007) Balsam or Cactus Class Buoy Tender ex-USCGC Gentian WLB/WIX-290 (USCG service 1942-2006) LOA 180′ TDISP 1,005 tons. Originally built by the Zenith Dredge Company, Duluth, Minnesota. WW2 service.

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USCGC Evergreen, WLB-295 sister-ship to USCGC Gentian, in the North Atlantic, late 1945, with wartime camouflage. The original 3″50 caliber gun is behind the funnel, while the Oerlikon AA machine gun tubs are on either side of the bridge, and the ship was fitted with depth charge rails at the stern. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

ARC San Andres PO-45 Cartagena Colombia 2020

Riverine Patrol heavies

Arauca class gunboats LOA 164′ TDISP 275 tons (3, service 1956-ca. 2019?) 1 unit Leticia, was converted to a hospital ship) Rio PutamayoArauca class gunboat Puerto Leguizamo 2019Arauca class gunboats Puerto Leguizamo 2008

ARC Juan Ricardo Oyola Vera PAF-IV LOA 132′ TDISP 375 tons (3 active, service since 2006)ARC Juan Ricardo Oyola Vera PAF-IV Puerto Leguizamo 2019ARC Juan Ricardo Oyola Vera PAF-IV Bahia Malaga 2019

ARC Cartagena C-31 (1931) LOA 138′ TDISP 150 tons. Yarrow-built. Class of 3 gunboats (service 1931-1985) Museum ship based first at Puerto Leguizamo, until about 2015. Fate unknown.ARC Cartagena gunboat museum Puerto Leguizamo 2010

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