Argentine Navy – Auxiliaries and Other Ships

Auxiliaries and Other Ships

Return to Argentinian Navy Corvettes and Patrol Ships

Replenishment ships

Durance Class Tanker LOA 516′ / 157.3 m TDISP 18,200 tons

ARA Patagonia B-1 (2000) formerly French Ship Durance A-629 (1977-1999)

ARA Patagonia oiler
ARA Patagonia during Exercise UNITAS, 2007. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lenny M. Francioni / Public domain

ARA Patagonia Puerto Belgrano 2019

Training Ships

Libertad Sail Training Ship (1963) LOA 340′ / 103.6 m  TDISP 3,700 tons

ARA Libertad ca. 2003. Credit: Insider (derivate work)Żeglarz (original) /CC BY-SA

Libertad Sail training ship Puerto Belgrano 2019Ocean Tugboats (armed – used as patrol vessels)

Abnaki class Ocean Tugboats LOA 205′ / 62.5 m TDISP 1,600 tons (3 transferred to Argentina, 1 museum ship, 1 active)

ARA Suboficial Castillo Arcibel on Antarctic patrol, 2009 / CC BY-SA

ARA Suboficial Castillo A-6 (1993) formerly USS Takelma ATF-113 (1944-1992) AND ARA Francisco de Gurruchaga A-3 (1975) formerly USS Luiseno ATF-156 (1945-1975). Gurruchaga rescued almost half the survivors from the ARA General Belgrano sinking during the Falklands War.ARA Tugs Ushuaia 2013

ARA Comandante General Irigoyen A-1 (1961-2009) formerly USS Cahuilla ATF-152 (1945-1961) currently a museum ship at San Pedro.ARA Irigoyen museum ship San Pedro

Sotoyomo class tugs LOA 143′ / 43.6 m TDISP 840 tons

ARA Alférez Sobral A-9 (1972-2018) formerly USS USS Salish ATA-187 (1944-1972), severely damaged by missiles fired by British helicopters during the Falklands War.

ARA Alférez Sobral, 2008. Credit: Matias Cosso / CC BY-SA

abnaki class and sotoyomo tugs Mer del Plata 2020

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