|Chilean frigate Almirante Lynch (PFG-07)|
|Builder:||Yarrow Shipbuilders, Glasgow, Scotland|
|Laid down:||December 1971|
|Launched:||6 December 1972|
|Commissioned:||25 May 1974|
|Decommissioned:||4 July 2007|
|Fate:||Sold to Ecuador, March 2008|
|Name:||BAE Morán Valverde (FM-02)|
|Status:||in active service, as of 2021[update]|
|Class & type:||Condell-class frigate|
|Displacement:||2,500 long tons (2,540 t)|
|Length:||372 ft (113 m)|
|Beam:||41 ft (12 m)|
|Draught:||18 ft (5.5 m)|
|Propulsion:||2 shafts, 2 White/English Electric steam turbines, 2 Babcock & Wilcox boilers,30,000 hp (22 MW)|
|Speed:||29 knots (54 km/h; 33 mph)|
|Range:||4,500 nmi (8,300 km) at 12 kn (22 km/h; 14 mph)|
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|Aircraft carried:||1 × Bell 412 helicopter|
Her keel was laid down in December 1971, and she was launched on 6 December 1972, completed and delivered to the Chilean Navy on 25 May 1974.
She set sail for Chile after completing a period of training with the Royal Navy, arriving in Valparaíso on 14 February 1975. In active reserve from 14 December 2006, she was decommissioned 4 July 2007.
In March 2008, the Almirante Lynch and sister ship Almirante Condell (PFG-06) were sold to Ecuador. The former Almirante Lynch is in active service under the name BAE Morán Valverde.
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