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Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 6:30pm

Chilean Coast Guard

Chilean Coast Guard
- 6 FGC-39 Pilot boats/Patrol Boats

The Chilean Coast Guard may call on ships of the Chilean Navy at any time they require.


Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 6:39pm


FGC-39 100t
Length: 83.66 ft
Beam: 42.65 ft
Draft: 8.86 ft
Speed: 18 knots
Range: 1,200 nm
Armament: None in peacetime, 1.1" + 6xDCs wartime
Names: Micalvi, Ortiz, Isaza, Sibbald, Cabrales, Cirujano Videla
Notes: SWATH catamaran designed and built by Frederick George Creed in Canada in 1939. A seventh vessel (Pathfinder) remains in Canada as an experimental ship.

- Micalvi (LP-01) is assigned as pilot boat in Talcahuano.
- Ortiz (LP-02) is assigned as pilot boat in Valdivia.
- Isaza (LP-03) is assigned as pilot boat in Valparaiso.
- Sibbald (LP-04) is assigned as pilot boat in Puerto Montt.
- Cabrales (LP-05) is assigned as pilot boat in Punta Arenas.
- Cirujano Videla (LP-06) is assigned as a diver's training vessel in Talcahuano.