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La Argentina At Esquimalt, British Columbia 1963
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No: 1007   Contributor: Ken Watson   Year: 1963   Manufacturer: Vickers-Armstrong Ltd, Barrow, United Kingdom   Country: Canada
La Argentina At Esquimalt, British Columbia 1963

Argentine training cruiser built by Vickers-Armstrongs, Barrow 1939 for Argentine Navy. Served in training role until de-commissioned in 1974. Displacement 7,500 tons full load;length 541 ft;beam 57ft;draught 16.5 ft. Main armament 9-6 inch guns. Speed 30 knots. Steam turbine propulsion 54,000 SHP.
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