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2 "Abtao" class submarines, -  ex. US Navy "Mackerel" Class -, moored alongside a "Guppy 1A" class sub.
(Photographed in Callao)
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


The "sails"
(Photographed in Callao)
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 
 

"Guppy 1A" Class
(Ex. US Navy )

Launched: 1944
Displacement: 1870 tons standard, 2440 tons dived
Length: 93,8 meters
Beam: 8,2 meters
Draught: 5,2 meters
Torpedo tubes: 10 Pcs. 21' (533 mm), - 6 bow, 4 stern.
Propulsion: 3 diesels, 5400 bhp, 2 el-motors, 2 shafts, 17 knots surfaced, 15 dived.
Crew: 85
 

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"Abtao" Class
(Ex. US Navy "T-1" ("Mackerel" Class))

Launched: 1953 - 1957
Displacement: 825 tons standard, 1400 tons dived
Length: 74,1 meters
Beam: 6,7 meters
Draught: 4,3 meters
Gun: 1 Pc. 5' (127 mm) (Only "Abtao" and "Dos de Mayo" have the gun.)
Torpedo tubes: 6 Pcs. 21' (533 mm), - 4 bow, 2 stern.
Propulsion: 2 diesels, 2400 bhp, el-motors, 2 shafts, 16 knots surfaced, 10 dived.
Crew: 40
 
 
 


"Abtao" Class Submarine - Peru
(Ex. US "Mackerel" Class.)
Photographed off Callao, Peru.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


"Abtao" Class Submarine - Peru
(Ex. US "Mackerel" Class.)
Photographed off Callao, Peru.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 


"Abtao" Class Submarine - Peru
(Ex. US "Mackerel" Class.)
Take note of the German built submarine of the "209" type in the background.
Photographed off Callao, Peru.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


"Abtao" Class Submarine - Peru
(Ex. US "Mackerel" Class.)
Photographed off Callao, Peru.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


"Abtao" Class Submarine - Peru
(Ex. US "Mackerel" Class.)
Photographed off Callao, Peru.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


"Abtao" class submarine, Peruvian navy.
(Ex. US Navy "Mackerel" Class)
Photographed off Callao, Peru, July 1981
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 

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"209" Class (Type 1200)
(German Built)
 


"209" Class Submarines
Photographed in Callao
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)

6 units launched 1973 - 1981 at Howaldtswerke, Kiel, Germany.
Displacement, tons: 1185 surfaced, - 1290 dived.
Loa. 56 m, - Beam: 6,2 m, - Draugth: 5,5 m
Torpedo tubes: 8 x 533 mm
Propulsion: Diesel-electric, 4 MTU diesel generators, 1 electric motor, - 3600 bhp, - 1 shaft
Speed: Surfaced 11 knots, - Dived 1,5 knots
 
 
 

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Page initiated:  Jan.28.2008
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