Casma class (Type 209/1200) coastal submarines

Displacement: 1,300 tons submerged
Dimensions: 56.1 x 6.2 x 5.5 meters (184 x 20 x 18 feet)
Propulsion: Diesel-electric, 4 diesels, 1 shaft, 5,000 shp, 21 knots
Crew: 31
Sonar: CSU-83 active/passive suite, DUUX 2 intercept
Armament: 8 21 inch torpedo tubes (14 A-184 torpedos)
Depth: 250 meters
German-built for Peru. Two additional craft are in reserve.

Number Name Year Homeport Notes
SS 31 Casma 1980 San Lorenzo
SS 32 Antofagasta 1980 San Lorenzo
SS 33 Pisagua 1982 San Lorenzo
SS 34 Chipana 1983 San Lorenzo Ex-Blume

One may be the BAP Abtao


Check out the clear shot of the one in the floating dry dock too.
View in Google Earth Categories: Sea - Military - Submarines
Links: www.hazegray.org
By: kjfitz
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