Peruvian Naval Ship Visits Santo Domingo

Buque Escuela BAP “Unión” de la Marina de Guerra del Perú / BAP “Union” Navy Ship of the Peruvian Navy is in port Santo Domingo. You can visit it for free.

Buque de la Armada Peruana, BAP Unión del Perú, is visiting Dominican Republic for the first time.

It will be open to the general public for visiting on Tuesday, October 10 and Wednesday, October 11, from 10:00 am to 05:00 pm.

Abierto al público en general el martes 10 y miércoles 11 de octubre, en horario de 10:00 am hasta 05:00 pm.

BAP “Unión” – Buque Escuela in Facebook.

Buque de la Armada Peruana in Port Don Diego, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic October 10, 2017

Buque de la Armada Peruana in Port Don Diego, Rio Ozama October 10, 2017. The Dominican Dogs, Inteliperra and Buenagente are investigating.


Buque de la Armada Peruana in Port Don Diego October 10, 2017

Buque de la Armada Peruana in port early morning with lights reflecting off Rio Ozama October 10, 2017

Buque de la Armada Peruana in port early morning October 10, 2017


Buque de la Armada Peruana in port early morning as seen from Plaza España October 10, 2017

Buque de la Armada Peruana seen at sea from the from the Faro a Colón October 9, 2017.
Buque de la Armada Peruana seen at sea from the Parque Punta Torrecilla, Faro a Sans Souci October 6, 2017
Buque de la Armada Peruana seen at sea from the Parque Punta Torrecilla, Faro a Sans Souci October 6, 2017

Spanish Armada Ship in Santo Domingo 4-2014

The training ship of the Spanish Armada / Armada Española “Juan Sebastián Elcano” has returned to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic after staying away for 6 years. This historical ship is moored at the Port of Don Diego until April 28, 2014 when it sets sail for New York (USA). The ships last stop in The Americas, it is scheduled to arrive on May 11. After this the ship will be crossing the sea returning to the European continent. The ship is open to the public as follows.
Friday – 10AM to 1PM and and from 1:30PM to 2:30PM.
Saturday – 10AM to 1PM and from 1:30PM to 7PM
Sunday – 11AM to 1PM and 1:30PM to 7PM.

I took many pictures of the ship. Check out the slide show of Spanish Ship Juan Sebastian Elcano

This 113.1 meter (371feet) long, the third largest tall ship in the world, is a training ship. The Juan Sebastián de Elcano will be open to the public throughout the weekend so all can enjoy this impressive wooden ship. The ship is a four-mast topsail, steel-hulled schooner. It is named after the Spanish explorer Juan Sebastian Elcano, captain of Ferdinand Magellan’s last exploratory fleet. The Commanding Officer is Capitán Enrique Torres Piñeyro. The crew consists of 24 officers, 22 NCO’s, 139 Seamen and 5 Civilians.

Spanish ship "Juan Sebastián de Elcano"  at Don Diego Port, Santo Domingo
Spanish ship “Juan Sebastián de Elcano” at Don Diego Port, Santo Domingo in the early morning

More information about the historical ship here. http://www.armada.mde.es/ArmadaPortal/page/Portal/ArmadaEspannola/buques_superficie/prefLang_en/14_Buque_escuela

Spanish Galleon “La Pepa” Visiting 2013

El Galeón de la Constitución also known as “La Pepa” is on a Latin American tour to celebrate the Bicentennial of the 1812 Spanish Constitution known as “La Pepa”. These celebrations mark the first democracy in Spain when the constitution was originally drawn up in Cadiz in 1812.

Spanish Galeón "La Pepe"
Spanish Galeón “La Pepe”

(image from http://www.7dias.com.do)

El Galeón de la Constitución/ The Galleon of the Constitution is an exact replica of the Spanish galleons that for more than three centuries of the history of Spain was the Indies fleet that sailed from Seville to the Americas and the Pacific. They did trading and also cultural relations that linked worlds through the great oceans.

The replica, built between 2008 and 2010, has modern technology. La Pepa is 55 meters in length with 320 meters of surface and can hold 250 people. It has three masts and seven sails.

This ship will be open to the public in Santo Domingo from February 24 to March 3, 2013.It will be docked at the Puerto Sans Soucí.Hours: 9am a 5pm and will cost $200 RD$.

La Pepa will also visit San Juan, Puerto Rico (March 5 to 11, 2013), Cartagena (March 24 to 31, 2013), Colombia, Veracruz, México (April 15 to 21, 2013), Miami, Florida USA (May 3 to 12, 2013)and San Agustin, Florida USA (May 15 to 19, 2013).

For more information: http://www.fundacionnaovictoria.org/en/gira-del-galeon-de-la-constitucion.html