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"PR-72P" class
"Larrea" P 25, - "Sanches Carrion" P 26 and "Herrera" P 24 in Callao.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 

"PR-72P" Class
(Fast Attack Craft - Missile)

Built: 6 units, - built in France and launched 1978 - 1979.
Displacement: 560 tons full load
Length: 64 meters
Beam: 8,4 meters
Draught: 2,6 meters
Missiles: 4 Pcs. Exocet in single launchers.
Armament: 1 Pc. 76 mm gun, - 2 Pcs. 40 mm guns (Twin), - 2 Pcs. 20 mm. guns.
Propulsion: 4 Diesels, 22.000 shp., 4 shafts, - 34 knots.
Crew:  36
 
 


"Velarde"  P 21
Fast Attack Craft - Missile, - Peru
Photographed at Callao, - Peru.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


"Velarde"  P 21
Fast Attack Craft - Missile, - Peru
Photographed at Callao, - Peru.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


"Velarde"  P 21
Fast Attack Craft - Missile, - Peru
Photographed at Callao, - Peru.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


"Santillana"  P 22
Fast Attack Craft - Missile, - Peru
Photographed at Callao, - Peru.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


"De Los Heros"  P 23
Fast Attack Craft - Missile, - Peru
Photographed at Callao, - Peru.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen
 
 
 


"De Los Heros"  P 23
Fast Attack Craft - Missile, - Peru
Photographed at Callao, - Peru.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen
 
 


"Herrera"  P 24
Fast Attack Craft - Missile, - Peru
Photographed at Callao, - Peru.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


"Herrera"  P 24
Fast Attack Craft - Missile, - Peru
Photographed at Callao, - Peru.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


"Larrea" P 25, - "Sanchez Carrion" P 26 and "Herrera" P 24 in Callao
-  76 mm guns and Exocet launchers -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


"Sanchez Carrion" P 26 and "Herrera" P 24.
- another view of the aft 76 mm guns and Exocet launchers -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)



Take note of the various patrol boat types in the background.
From left to right can following be identified:
The forward section of Coast Guard Patrol craft "Rio Ocona" PC 245, - Displacement, full load 300 tons, - Loa. 50 m.
The stern just visible of "Rio Chicama" PC 224, - Vosper type Patrol craft, - Displ. full load 130 tons, - Loa. 33,5 m.
Then comes two ex. US large patrol craft of the "PGM 71" type, - "Rio Sama" PC 222, and "Rio Chira" PC 223.
Finally, - In full side view, - large patrol craft "Rio Pativilca" PC 225, another Vosper built unit like "Rio Chicama"
 
 

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Page initiated:  Jan.27.2008, - Aug.29.2008