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HERCULES (B-52) class

Country of Origin: Argentina

ship list

 1 HERCULES-class HIGH-SPEED TRANSPORT (LPR) (British Sheffield (Type 42)

 Name                  Pendant   Launched        Commissioned    Status
 HERCULES              B-52      Oct. 24, 1972   July 12, 1976   Active
 SANTISIMA TRINIDAD    D-2       Nov. 9, 1974    July 1981       Stricken


Both vessels in the class were originally built as guided missile destroyers specifically for the Argentine navy. Similar to their British cousins, these ships were heavily armed...

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