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Capitan Miranda
Capitan Miranda
Career (Uruguay)

Name: Capit?n Miranda

Ordered: January 1930

Builder: Sociedad Espa?ola de Construcci?n Naval, C?diz

Laid down: 3 March 1930 Launched: 27 July 1930
Commissioned: 1930

Decommissioned:1976 Recommissioned: 1978

Reclassified: As a training ship, 1978

Homeport: Montevideo

Identification: MMSI number: 770576100

Call sign: CWBE

Motto: Mare Magnum

Status: in active service, as of 2012

General characteristics

Type: Schooner

Displacement: 839 long tons (852 t)

Length:64 m (210 ft) o/a Beam:8 m (26 ft)
Draught:3.8 m (12 ft)

Propulsion: 750 hp (559 kW) diesel engine, single 4-bladed screw

Sail plan: Marconi rig, sail area 853.35 m2 (9,185.4 sq ft)

Speed:10 knots (19 km/h; 12 mph)

Capacity: 8 passengers

Complement: 67

Capit?n Miranda (ROU 20) is a three-masted staysail schooner of the Uruguayan Navy.

Ship history

The Capit?n Miranda was ordered in January 1930 from the Spanish Sociedad Espa?ola de Construcci?n Naval shipyard at C?diz, laid down on 3 March and launched on 27 July 1930. As a hydrographic vessel she displaced 552 tons, with an overall length of 54.85 m (180.0 ft), and a beam of 8 m (26 ft). Capable of 12.5 knots (23.2 km/h; 14.4 mph), the ship was armed with a 37 mm cannon and a machine gun, and had a complement of 52. She was named after Captain Francisco Prudencio Miranda (1868-1925), Uruguayan naval officer and marine geographer.

Sea trials were completed on 19 November 1930, and on the 21st Capit?n Miranda was delivered to the Uruguayan Navy. She served as a survey ship, charting the coasts and waters of Uruguay until 1976. She was then due to be scrapped, but instead was converted into a three-masted schooner. The conversion was completed by 20 October 1978, when she began in her new role as a training ship. The Capitan Miranda has since participated in numerous international tall ship regattas.

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Numéro IMO
Type de navire Three-masted staysail schooner
Année et chantier de construction 1930 Sociedad Espa?ola de Construcci?n Naval
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