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Comodoro Rivadavia Hydrographic Vessel

Hydrographic vessel belonging to the Naval Hydrographic Service built in Astilleros Mestrina. It is the second ship in the Navy named after Martin Rivadavia, distinguished marine who reached the rank of Commodore, was the first Secretary of the Navy and was the grandson of Bernardino Rivadavia.

Name No. Built In Service
Comodoro Rivadavia Q11 Mestrina, Tigre, Buenos Aires December 1974

Displacement 827 tons full load.
Dimensions 52.2 x 8.8 x 2.9 m
Propulsion 2 600 HP diesel engines, two controllable pitch propellers.
Speed 12 knots.
Autonomy 6,000 nautical miles at 12 knots.
Crew 36 crew
Special Navigation Equipment
  • GPS Navigator
  • 3 radars and
  • 2 probes (digital)
  • Systems for hydrographic tasks:
  • Differential Satellite Navigator (DGPS) for precision positioning of the unit.
  • Three probes, one for detecting portable objects.
  • Plotter for making bathymetric levels.
  • Fax modem - to receive weather charts.
  • Boat stranded 5.6 mts. in length, 70 HP engine, equipped with satellite and computer with DGPS Navigator "Hidronav" program.

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