ARA Teniente Olivieri (A-2)
Tte Olivieri departing Jubany base on Antarctica
|Status:||in active service, as of 2014[update]|
|Displacement:||1640 tons (full)|
|Length:||56.3 m (185 ft)|
|Beam:||12.2 m (40 ft)|
|Draft:||4.3 m (14 ft)|
|Propulsion:||2 × 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.
In November 1987 was acquired by the U.S. Maritime Administration.
- Official site (Spanish)