Hesperides Joins Search for Chilean C-130

December 16, 2019 (Google Translation) – The oceanographic research vessel (BIO) “Hespérides” will contribute to the search for the remains of the Hercules C-130 aircraft of the Chilean Air Force (FACH) that occurred on December 9. During its transit down to the waters of the Antarctic Treaty, the ship will remain in direct communication with the 3rd Naval Zone of…

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Hesperides Deploys to Antarctic

November 13, 2019 (Google Translation) – The oceanographic research vessel (BIO) “Hespérides” has sailed this morning from the pier of La Curra of the Arsenal of Cartagena to start its XXV Antarctic Campaign, within the framework of the XXXIII Spanish Antarctic Campaign. The farewell ceremony has been chaired by the Admiral of Maritime Action, Vice Admiral Juan Luis Sobrino Perez-Crespo,…

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Cabinet Minister Visits Hespérides in the Antarctic

February 6, 2019 (Google Translation) – Between the 1st and 5th of February the BIO A-33 “Hespérides” received the visit of the Minister of Science, Innovation and Universities. Mr. D. Duke, accompanied by the Admiral Chief of Staff of the Navy. Mr. D. Teodoro López Calderón, the Ambassador of Spain in Chile. Mr. Enrique Ojeda Vila, the Secretary of State…

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Correos presents a stamp dedicated to Admiral David G. Farragut at the Naval Museum of Madrid

Google Translation In the morning today, the CORREOS presentation of a commemorative stamp dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the visit to Spain of Admiral David G. Farragut, illustrious sailor who played a crucial role in the Civil War, took place at the Museo Naval. and was the first Rear Admiral, Vice Admiral and Admiral of the United States Navy.…

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