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SABALO (S-31) class

Country of Origin: Venezuela

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 2 SABALO-class SUBMARINES (SS) (German Type 209/1300 design)

 Name         Pendant    Launched         Commissioned       Status

 SABALO       S-31       July 1, 1975     Aug. 6, 1976       Active
 CARIBE       S-32       Nov. 6, 1975     March 11, 1977     Active


A planned second pair of subs was not ordered.


Both units are in active service. They are based at Puerto Cabello.


 Howaldtswerke (HDW), Kiel, Germany


 Displacement:       1,285 tons surface

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