Juan Sebastian Departs Cadiz for Training Cruise

November 9, 2019 (Google Translation) – On the morning of Sunday, November 3, the “Juan Sebastián de Elcano” Ship-School sailed from the port of Cádiz to begin the XCII Instruction Cruise. The official exit was presided by the Admiral Chief of Staff of the Navy, also attending the main civil and military authorities of the city. The ship, under the command of the ship’s captain Santiago de Colsa Trueba, has a staff of 20 officers, 23 non-commissioned officers, 143 military personnel from the Marine and Troop scale, and 2 civilian…

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Juan Sebastián de Elcano pays homage to Blas de Lezo in Cartagena de Indias

March 8, 2019 (Google Translation) – On March 2, during her stopover in the Colombian city of Cartagena de Indias, the crew and midshipmen of the School Ship “Juan Sebastián de Elcano” participated in a tribute to the distinguished Spanish sailor, Lieutenant General D. Blas de Lezo and Olavarrieta. In the same scenario in which one of the most glorious pages in the history of Spain was written, an event took place that included the presence, on the Spanish side, of the Ambassador of Spain in the Republic of Colombia…

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Juan Sebastián de Elcano Returns to Cádiz After XC Midshipmen’s Instructional Cruise

August 13, 2018 (Google Translation) – The “Juan Sebastián de Elcano” School-Ship landed on the dock “Ciudad de Cádiz” on the 11th of Cádiz port, where, after six months of deployment, their relatives and friends awaited them. The brig-schooner was received by the Admiral of the Fleet Juan Rodríguez Garat. Once on board, after singing the “Salve Marinera”, we disembarked to “La Galeona”, who made the instruction cruise aboard the “Ambassador and Navigator.” [smartslider3 slider=82] Later, the midshipmen were dismissed by the Commander of the ship, captain Ignacio Paz García,…

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Juan Sebastian de Elcano Begins XC Instruction Cruise

Google Translation On the morning of yesterday, February 11, the School Ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ sailed from the port of Cádiz to start his XC Crucero de Instrucción. At the official exit, presided by the Admiral Chief of Staff of the Navy, Admiral General Teodoro López Calderón, attended the main civil and military authorities of the area. [smartslider3 slider=63] The ship, commanded by the captain Ignacio Paz García, has a crew consisting of 21 officers, 21 noncommissioned officers, 127 soldiers of the Mariner and Troop scale, and 2 civilian…

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