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Montevideo, October 19th 2021 - 11:50 UTC
Uruguayan navy rescue vessel ROU 26 Vanguardia left this week from Montevideo for Antarctica loaded with fuel and provisions for the country's scientific base General Artigas at King George Island. Read full article
At least the ship will make it there and back without rolling over.
Remarkable, in this day and age, with all of a country's resources, it is regarded as an achievement to supply a small Antarctic base on an annual basis.
@2 An achievement that Argenzuela seems to consistently have trouble performing.
Another curiosity: 4 of Argentina's so-called permanent Antarctic bases are not even within the geographic Antarctic (the Antarctic Circle being at latitude 66 deg S).
Excellent proof that there is a competent Uruguayan Navy.
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