|Photographer:||Tomislav Raymondi [View profile]||Title:||CNS Almirante Merino BMS42||Added:||Jan 11, 2020|
|Captured:||December 29, 2013||IMO:||Unavailable||Hits:||83|
|At Talcahuano, Chile.
BMS-42 "Almirante Merino"
Ex Name: Alvsborg
Displ: 2.650 tons
Ship’s Yard: Karlskrona Year of building: 1969
3 Machine Guns of 40 mm
Main Engine Power: 4.200 HP Maximun Speed: 16 Knots
LOA: 92,40 Mts. B: 14,70 Mts. D: 6,00 Mts. Draught: 4,00 Mts.
This ship was incorporated into service from February 7, 1997, according to resolution C.J.A. No. 4520/12 of 12 March 1997. She sailed to Chile on March 24 of the same year, calling to Valparaiso on May 4.
Designed as miner and general support ship, to then be modified and modernized in Sweden, endowing her with features that allow this ship to perform the tasks in an integrated manner as submarine tender.
For this, she is provided with a logistic high capacity and an efficient system of weapon to give safety to the submarines in surface.