Venezuela – Corvettes and Patrol Ships

Corvettes and Patrol Ships

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Gauiqueri class Ocean Patrol Vessel LOA 325′ / 99.1 m TDISP 2,370 tons (4 active, service since 2011) Spanish-built at Navantia.

AB Guaiqueri PC-21, May 2011 Credit: barracuda, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Guaiqueri class OPV La Guaira 2021

Guaicamacuto class Large Patrol Vessel LOA 262′ / 79.9 m TDISP 1,520 tons. Spanish-built by Navantia. These ships serve as major units of the Coast Guard. (3 active, 1 sank in 2020 ramming incident, service since 2010)

Naiguatá GC-23 on sea trials. This ship later sank in March, 2020 after ramming the RCGS Resolute. Credit: Luis García Curado, Cádiz, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Guaicamacuto PV La Guaira 2021

Constitucion class Fast Attack Craft LOA 121′ / 36.9 m TDISP 173 tons (6 active, service since 1974) built by Vosper Thornycroft, similar to the Royal Brunei Navy’s Waspada class, also in service with Indonesia.

AB Victoria PC-16, ca. 2012. Credit: Carlos E. Perez S.L, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Constitucion class FACs Punta Fijo 2021
If these boats are lined up correctly at their berths, these would be AB Libertad PC-14, AB Patria PC-15, AB Victoria PC-16.

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