Almirante Don Juan De Borbon
The ship was commissioned in 2003, Wärtsilä supplied two controllable pitch propellers and the shafting systems.
The Almirante Don Juan De Borbon is the second of five Alvaro de Bazan Class multipurpose frigates (also known as F100 frigates) operated by the Spanish Navy.
To be noted: the Australian Hobart class destroyer, as announced by the Australian government, is based on the F100 frigate. The first vessel is expected to enter service in 2014.
Almirante Don Juan De Borbon, frigate, 2003
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|Name ||Almirante Don Juan De Borbon |
|Type ||Frigates |
|Owner ||Spanish Navy |
|Builder ||Navantia, Ferrol in Spain |
|Commissioned ||2003 |
|Displacement ||5853 Tonnes (full load) |
|Lenght ||146 m |
|Speed ||28 knots |
|Crew ||200 |