ARM Manuel Azueta (D-111)

The ARM "Manuel Azueta" (D-111) is a Manuel Azueta-class destroyer. It is one of only two destroyers in the Mexican Navy, the other being the ARM Netzahualcóyotl (D-102), and the only destroyer in its class. The "Manuel Azueta" was originally the USS Hurst (DE-250), an "Edsall" class destroyer escort. It is used in drug interdiction.


As the "Hurst" in the American navy, the vessel was struck from the United States Naval Register on December 1, 1972. It was then transferred to the Mexican navy on October 1, 1973.


*Type: FMR (geared diesel, Fairbanks-Morse reverse gear drive, 3" guns)
*Length: 306' (oa), 300' (wl) x 36' 10" x 12' 3" (max)
*Armament: 3 x 3"/50 Mk22 (1x3), 1 twin 40mm Mk1 AA, 8 x 20mm Mk 4 AA, 3 x 21" Mk15 TT (3x1), 1 Hedgehog Projector Mk10 (144 rounds), 8 Mk6 depth charge projectors, 2 Mk9 depth charge tracks Propulsion: 4 Fairbanks-Morse Mod. 38d81/8 geared diesel engines, 4 diesel-generators, 6000 shp, 2 screws

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