ARA Ciudad de Zárate (Q-61)

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Q61 Ciudad de Zárate.jpg
Career (United States)
Name: Red Cedar
Builder: United States Coast Guard Yard, Curtis Bay
Cost: $3,402,176
Launched: 1 August 1970
Commissioned: 18 December 1970
Decommissioned: 16 March 1999
Fate: transferred to Argentine, 16 March 1999
Career (Argentina)
Name: Ciudad de Zárate
Owner: Argentine Navy
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
Speed: 12.6 knots (23.3 km/h; 14.5 mph)

ARA Ciudad de Zárate (Q-61) is a multi-purpose auxiliary ship of the Argentine Navy based at Puerto Madero. It was formerly USCGC Red Cedar (WLM-688).

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