ARA Ciudad de Rosario (Q-62)

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Career (United States)
Name: Red Wood
Builder: United States Coast Guard Yard, Curtis Bay
Cost: $2,779,624
Launched: 4 April 1964
Commissioned: 4 August 1964
Decommissioned: 30 June 1999
Fate: transferred to Argentine, 30 June 1999
Career (Argentina)
Name: Ciudad de Rosario
Acquired: 30 June 1999
Commissioned: 30 March 2000
General characteristics
Displacement: 525 metric tonnes
Length: 49.05 m (160.9 ft)
Beam: 10 m (33 ft)
Draft: 2 m (6 ft 7 in)
Propulsion: 2 × Caterpilar D398, producing 900 hp (670 kW) each
Speed: 12.6 knots (23.3 km/h; 14.5 mph)

ARA Ciudad de Rosario (Q-62) is a multi-purpose auxiliary ship of the Argentine Navy based at Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires. It was formerly USCGC Red Wood (WLM-685).

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