Venezuela – Frigates

Frigates

Almirante Mariscal Sucre / Lupo class (variant) LOA 371′ TDISP 2,560 tons (6 built, as many as 3 active, service since 1980) Italian Fincantieri built.

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ARV Almirante Brión F-22 ca.2010. Credit: Nilo García, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Lupo class Frigates Venezuela Puerto Cabello 2013

Lupo class Frigates Venezuela Puerto Cabello 2019
Frigates Mariscal Sucre F-21, lead ship, and General Soublette F-24, two of the class, commissioned 1980-1981.

Almirante Clemente class Destroyer Escorts LOA 325′ TDISP 1,500 tons (6 retired, service 1956-2011). Italian-built by Ansaldo. After several refits these were transferred to the Coast Guard in the 1980s.

UNITAS XX
The Italian-built Venezuelan frigate General Jose Trinidad Moran F-12 during exercise Unitas XX, 1979. NARA: USN 330-CFD-DN-SN-82-09533.

Almirante Clemente class DE Puerto Cabello 2010

Almirante Clemente class DE Puerto Cabello 2004

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Almirante Clemente Class DE line drawing. Credit: Infragon, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Almirante Clemente class DE Puerto Cabello wreck 2015Almirante Clemente class DE Puerto Cabello wreck 2020Almirante Clemente class DE Puerto Cabello scrap 2013

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