Portuguese Navy – Frigates


Bartolomeu Dias class (former Dutch Karel Doorman class) LOA 401′ / 122.2 m TDISP 3,300 tons (2 active with Portugal)

Phoenix Express 2010
NRP Bartolomeu Dia F-333 during Exercise Phoenix Express 2010 [Detail of] US Navy 285334 Courtesy Photo.
NRP Dom Francisco de Almeida F-334 (2009) formerly HNLMS Van Galen F-834 (1994-2009)

NRP D. Francisco de Almeida (F334)
NRP D. Francisco de Almeida F-334 transiting the Atlantic, 2019 [Detail of] US Navy 5701664 PO2 Cameron Stoner
NRP Dom Francisco de Almeida Lisbon

Vasco da Gama class (Modified MEKO 200 class) LOA 380’ / 115.8 m and 466′ / 142 m TDISP ca. 3,000 tons (3 active)

NRP Álvares Cabral on the River Clyde to Glasgow for 2016 Exercises, Credit: Mark Harkin / CC BY 

Vasco da Gama class frigates lisbon 2007NRP Vasco da Gama F-330 (1989)NRP Vasco da Gama F-330 Lisbon 2018NRP Corte-Real F-332 (1992)NRP Corte-Real F-332 Lisbon 2018

Comandante João Belo class LOA 337′ / 102.7 m TDISP 2,200 tons (4 retired, service 1967-2004, 2 units transferred to Uruguay, 2 sunk as reefs) French built

NRP F480_Comandante_João_Belo
NRP Comandante João Belo F-480 ca. 2005 Credit: José Granado / CC BY-SA 

Comandante João Belo class Montevideo 2015NRP Comandante Hermenegildo Capelo F-481 (1968-2004, sunk as artificial reef 2013)NRP Comandante Hermenegildo Capelo F-481 Lisbon 2018

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