Send the Fleet South

Type 23 Frigate HMS_Sutherland_(F81)_MoD

It seems the Argentine Navy is buying ships, no doubt the ensuing hysteria will lead to calls for the fleet the sail South but hang on, what are they buying?

Four of these…

The polar tugs/supply vessels being supplied to Armada Argentina by Russia after several months negotiation are the Tumcha, Neftegaz 51, Neftegaz 57 and the Neftegaz 61. Built in Gdansk, Poland, in the late eighties they are 81m long with a displacement of 2,700 tonnes and a crew of 30.

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
29 Comments
Oldest
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments