|ARA Teniente Olivieri (A-2)|
Tte Olivieri departing Jubany base on Antarctica
|Name:||ARA Teniente Olivieri (A-2)|
|Status:||in active service, as of 2019[update]|
|Displacement:||1640 tons (full)|
2 x Diesel-electric engines, |
|Speed:||14 knots (26 km/h)|
|Range:||2,800 mi (4,500 km) at 10 knots (19 km/h)|
|Armament:||2 × 12.7mm machine-guns|
Homebased at Ushuaia is normally assigned to operate in Antarctica during the summer campaigns in the Patrulla Antártica Naval Combinada (English: Joint Antarctic Naval Patrol) with the Chilean Navy to guarantee safety to all touristic and scientific ships that are in transit within the Antarctic Peninsula.
Built in 1981 as Marsea 10 by Quality Shipyard at New Orleans, USA to be used as support ship and trailer for oil rigs. In November 1987 was acquired by the U.S. Maritime Administration.
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