This was the first ship designed for training purposes. It was built in an English shipyard by request of the Argentinean Navy. It measures 85 meters (230 feet) long and 13.5 meters (44 feet) wide with three masts, thirty-five sails and a beautiful figurehead representing the Argentine Republic on the bowsprit. The ship's name is a tribute to the founder of the Navy Academy. It set sail from Buenos Aires on January 12, 1899 and it ended its inaugural voyage on September 1900, after having navigated 90,750 kilometers (49,000 nautical miles). Now, along with the Corvette Uruguay, it functions as the Museum of Sea Navigation.
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