Portuguese Navy – Frigates


Bartolomeu Dias class (former Dutch Karel Doorman class) LOA 401′ 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 and 466′ 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′ 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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