Chilean frigate Almirante Lynch (PFG-07)
Almirante Lynch off the coast of Chile on 30 June 1999
|Builder||Yarrow Shipbuilders, Glasgow, Scotland|
|Laid down||December 1971|
|Launched||6 December 1972|
|Commissioned||25 May 1974|
|Decommissioned||4 July 2007|
|Fate||Sold to Ecuador, March 2008|
|Status||ship in active service|
|Class and type||Condell-class frigate|
|Displacement||2,500 long tons (2,540 t)|
|Length||372 ft (113 m)|
|Beam||41 ft (12 m)|
|Draught||18 ft (5.5 m)|
|Propulsion||2 shafts, 2 White/English Electric steam turbines, 2 Babcock & Wilcox boilers,30,000 hp (22 MW)|
|Speed||29 knots (54 km/h; 33 mph)|
|Range||4,500 nmi (8,300 km) at 12 kn (22 km/h; 14 mph)|
|Sensors and |
|Aircraft carried||1 × Bell 412 helicopter|
The Chilean frigate Almirante Lynch (PFG-07) is a Condell-class frigate, the third ship of the Chilean Navy to bear the name.
Her keel was laid down in December 1971, and she was launched on 6 December 1972, completed and delivered to the Chilean Navy on 25 May 1974.
She set sail for Chile after completing a period of training with the Royal Navy, arriving in Valparaíso on 14 February 1975. In active reserve from 14 December 2006, she was decommissioned on 4 July 2007.
In March 2008, Almirante Lynch and sister ship Almirante Condell were sold to Ecuador. The former Almirante Lynch is in active service under the name BAE Morán Valverde.
Discover more about Chilean frigate Almirante Lynch (PFG-07) related topics
Source: "Chilean frigate Almirante Lynch (PFG-07)", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2022, September 27th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chilean_frigate_Almirante_Lynch_(PFG-07).
Get our FREE extension now!
HMS Marlborough (F233)
HMS Grafton (F80)
Chilean destroyer Almirante Condell
Faulknor-class flotilla leader
Chilean frigate Almirante Condell (PFG-06)
Chilean torpedo gunboat Almirante Lynch
Battle of Caldera Bay
Chilean frigate Almirante Riveros (FF-18)
List of active ships of the Chilean Navy
Almirante Lynch-class torpedo gunboat
The content of this page is based on the Wikipedia article written by contributors..
The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike Licence & the media files are available under their respective licenses; additional terms may apply.
Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization & is not affiliated to WikiZ.com.