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TAURO (SNGC 20-1) class

Country of Origin: Costa Rica

ship list


 Name         Pendant No.    Status

 TAURO        SNGC 20-1      Active
 VILLA MAR    SNGC 20-2      Active
 COCORI       SNGC 22-1      Active
 ESCORPION    SNGC 24-1      Stricken


These are the survivors of 13 units delivered in 1983. Foam-core glass reinforced plastic (GRP) construction. Lengths differ; pendant numbers indicate their various lengths, measured in feet.


Three of the class remain active.


 Boston Whaler, Rockland, Mass.


 Displacement:       1.2-2.0 tons full load
      length         65 ft 6 in-72 ft 2 in (20.0-22.0 m) overall
      beam           Unknown
      draft          Unknown
 Propulsion:         1 gasoline outboard engine; 70 total bhp
      speed          24 max. knots
 Manning:            5 total
 Combat Systems:
      guns           1 12.7-mm machine gun
                     1 7.62-mm machine gun
      radars         1 navigation

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