Naval de Talcahuano, were a Chilean football club based in the city of Talcahuano, Biobío Region. The club founded in 1944 as Asociación Naval de Foot-Ball, was property of the Armada de Chile and played only at amateur level for 24 years, until 1968 when it began to play at professional level in the second tier of Chilean football.

Naval de Talcahuano
Full nameDeportes Naval de Talcahuano
Nickname(s)Navalinos, Choreros
Founded21 May 1944
Dissolved15 February 1991
GroundEl Morro Ramón Unzaga Asla
LeaguePrimera División

Since then, the club played 6 seasons at the Second level, and 17 at the highest level of Chilean football, the Primera División. Their best performance were the seasons 1981 and 1982, when they finished 5th; and the season 1983 when they reached the final of the Chilean Cup, losing to Univ. Catolica 1–0.

In 1991 the club was dissolved by the then Chilean Navy Commander, General Jorge Martínez Bush, due to financial difficulties.

National honors




Story of the club[permanent dead link]