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RIO SAMA (PC-222) class

Country of Origin: Peru

ship list

 1 RIO SAMA class PATROL CRAFT (WPC)(ex-U.S. PGM-71 class)

 Name             Pendant No.   In Service      Status

 RIO SAMA         PC-222        1966            Stricken
  (ex-US PGM-78)
 RIO CHIRA        PC-223        Sept. 5, 1971   Active
  (ex-US PGM-111)


These large patrol craft were built for Peru under the Military Assistance Program (MAP). RIO CHIRA was built in Peru using U.S. supplied equipment. Both were transferred from the navy to the coast guard in 1975.The...

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