The frigate A.R.A. Presidente Sarmiento

1 March 2015 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: Tall ships, Museums, Exhibitions, Yacht of the Month

© Rodrigo Menezes/cc-by-sa-3.0

© Rodrigo Menezes/cc-by-sa-3.0

ARA Presidente Sarmiento is a museum ship in Argentina, originally built as a training ship for the Argentine Navy and named after Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, the seventh President of Argentina. She is considered to be the last intact cruising training ship from the 1890s. She is now maintained in her original 1898 appearance as a museum ship in Puerto Madero near downtown Buenos Aires.   read more…

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