BRP Dionisio Ojeda (PG-117)

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BRP Dionisio Ojeda (PG-117)
History
South Korea
Name: PKM-232[1]
Builder: Korea Tacoma Shipyard, Chinhae, South Korea
Launched: 1970s
Fate: transferred to Philippine Navy in 2006
History
Philippines
Name: BRP Dionisio Ojeda (PG-117)
Operator: Philippine Navy
Acquired: 2006[2][3]
Commissioned: 2007[2]
Status: in active service, as of 2018
General characteristics
Class & type: Tomas Batillo class (Chamsuri Wildcat PKM class)
Type: Fast Attack Craft
Displacement: 148 tons full load[4][5]
Length: 121.4 ft (37 m)
Beam: 22.6 ft (7 m)
Draft: 5.6 ft (1.7 m)
Propulsion: 2 × MTU MD 16V 538 TB90 diesel engines @ 6,000 hp, 2 shafts[4][5]
Speed: 32 knots (59 km/h) max[5]
Range: 600 nautical miles (1,100 km) at 20 knots
Boats & landing
craft carried:
1 × Motorized Rubber Boat
Complement: 31
Sensors and
processing systems:
Furuno type navigation and surface search radar
Armament:
  • 1 × Bofors 40 mm naval gun
  • 2 × Oerlikon 20mm guns
  • 4 × 50-caliber Machine Guns

BRP Dionisio Ojeda (PG-117) is a Tomas Batillo class fast attack craft of the Philippine Navy. It is part of the second batch transferred by the South Korean government in 2006.[2] It was formally commissioned with the Philippine Navy in 2007.[2]

From 6 September 2009, the ship took part in rescue and search & rescue operations for survivors from the sinking of SuperFerry 9 off the coast of Zamboanga del Norte.[6][7]

The ship took part in the Exercise SEACAT 2011 between Philippine and US navies as part of Naval Task Force 61 between 14 and 24 of June 2011.[8]

Gallery

References

  1. AFP Materiel Technical Specification Archives - PN Light Surface Warships Batillo (Sea Dolphin/PKM 200 'Chamsuri') class Small Patrol Craft (7)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 GlobalSecurity.org PG Tomas Batillo Class.
  3. Naval Technology Chamsuri Class/Patrol Killer Medium Craft
  4. 4.0 4.1 Saunders, Stephen: Jane's Fighting Ships 107th Edition 2004-2005. Jane's Information Group Ltd, 2004.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Wertheim, Eric: The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World 15th Edition, page 552-553. Naval Institute Press, 2007.
  6. "Navy News Service - Eyes of the Fleet 090906-N-0120R-068 ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (Sept. 6, 2009)". US Navy News Service. 2009-09-06. Retrieved 2012-08-28.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. "Philippine Navy Search and Rescue Operations on Superferry 9 Passengers". Navy Today. 2009-09-06. Retrieved 2012-08-28.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. "PN-US SEACAT exercise 2011". Zamboanga Today. 2011-06-24. Retrieved 2012-08-28.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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