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Photographer:Tomislav Raymondi [View profile]Title:CNS Almirante Merino BMS42Added:Jan 11, 2020
Captured:December 29, 2013IMO:UnavailableHits:83
Location:Talcahuano, Chile
Photo Category: Auxiliaries
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
300 Mines
1 Helicopter

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.
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Pennant no.:BMS42
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