December 11, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Mariner’s Day celebrations, held on December 11, were attended by the USS “Vermont”, of the US Navy. As usually occurs when Marines are at sea, Submarine “Tupi” carried out joint operations with the North American submarine in the days before its arrival at the Submarine Base of Madeira Island, in Itaguaí (RJ), where it docked the morning of December 10th.
In order to promote rapport between the crews of the submarines, both of them completed quarantine at sea, in compliance with the sanitary protocols to prevent the spread of C ovid -19.
After the ceremony in celebration of the Sailor Day, held today (11), the President of the Republic, Jair Bolsonaro, Ministers of State and other authorities know ram , at the invitation of the US Navy, the USS “Vermont”, moored since 10 December, on an official visit to Brazil. The President was received by the US Ambassador to Brazil, Todd Chapman, and by the US Submarine Force Commander, Vice Admiral Daryl Caudle.
On the occasion, the delegation also visited, for the first time, the Submarine Base of Ilha da Madeira.