ARC Cabo Corrientes Decommissioned

October 4, 2018 (Google Translation) – With a heartfelt ceremony on the dock of the Naval Base ARC “Málaga” (ex-USCGC Point Ward) the National Navy dismissed the ship ARC “Cabo Corrientes” a unit of Point Class type that served as assigned to the Pacific Naval Force for 18 years, conducting operations against drug trafficking, search and rescue, protection of maritime resources, exercising sovereignty and transporting personnel for activities of integral action.

During the ceremony, the Lieutenant of Frigate Ana Buitrago Arias, Commander number 17 of this Unit gave the order to lower the national flag and after the sound of the 21 salvos of cannon, she delivered it to the Chief of Staff of the Pacific Naval Force , noting that during his years of service he navigated 151,292 nautical miles.