Australian Tall Ships Welcome Chilean Navy to Sydney

August 1, 2019 – Four Australian tall ships, including the Royal Australian Navy operated STS Young Endeavour, have welcomed Chilean Navy Buque Escuela Esmeralda to Sydney today. STS Young Endeavour, James Craig, Soren Larsen and MV Martindale, accompanied by HMAS Melbourne and HMAS Diamantina met the 113-metre long four-masted barquentine outside Sydney Heads and escorted her into the harbour. As she passed Garden Island, Esmeralda fired a 21-gun salute and the Royal Australian Navy responded with a 3-inch saluting gun, a mark of respect between the two navies. Commander Australian…

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Chilean Navy and Cape Horn

September 23, 2018 (Google Translation) – The Chilean Navy through the Maritime Authority plays a relevant role in safeguarding human life at sea throughout the national territory. It is in the austral zone, more specifically in Cape Horn, that the naval personnel must maintain a permanent attention to the possible emergencies that may occur during the passage of vessels that transit in a particular way or inserted in nautical sporting events, as well as ships that use this route commercially or as an entrance to Antarctica. It receives this name…

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