HS Pezopoulos P-73, type 148 © Konstantinos Panitsidis

Photos from the personal collection of Konstantinos Panitsidis


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The type La Combattante IIa constructed in Yards Construction Mechaniques de Normandie in Cherbourg, France. The HS PEZOPOULOS (P-73) joined to the power of the Hellenic Navy on 25 April 1995.

It received this name in honor of Navy Commander Theodore Pezopoulos Hellenic Navy, Captain of Greek destroyer Hydra killed when the ship sank, the Saronic Gulf, on 22 April 1941.

 

ESCUTCHEON type 148  The escutcheon of the HS , illustrates a guided missile and a seagull which flies near the surface of the sea. The scene underlines the speed and firepower of this type of warships

ESCUTCHEON type 148

The escutcheon of the HS , illustrates a guided missile and a seagull which flies near the surface of the sea. The scene underlines the speed and firepower of this type of warships

 

ΤΠΚ ΠΕΖΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ (P-73) © Konstantinos Panitsidis

HS Pezopoulos P-73 (type 148)

 


TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Length, m 47,00
Beam, m 6,97
Draft (max), m 2,07
Displacement (full)tons 228
Propulsion Four main engines MTU with maximum horsepower 3600 HP per engineer
Speed max, knot. 36
Range + 1.000 nautical mile
Crew 30-45
Armament  
Guided Missiles 4 x Exocet
Guns 1 x guns 76mm OTO Melara
1 x flak Bofors 40 mm
Possibility transport 20 mine




PHOTOS HS Pezopoulos P-73