'Liberal' F43 Brazilian Navy,at Halifax, Canada
Niteroi Class General-Purpose Frigate shown during Naval Review in Bedford Basin 1985. One of a series of six vessels built 1976-80 by Vosper Thornycroft,U.K. (4) and Brazilian Naval Dockyards, Brazil(2). Displacement 3,645 tons full load, length 424 ft; max beam44.25 ft. Propulsion: 2 Rolls-Royce TM3B Olympus gas turbines 56,000shp and 4 MTU MA 16V956 diesels (14,560bhp), 2 CP propellers. Speed 30 kts. Crew 201.
Picture added on 06 March 2007