Background photo: BAE Guayas - Armada del Ecuador

navy ships south america

Here is an alphabetical overview of my spotted naval vessels from South America, include the original name of their navy branch an naval flag.

These ships often visit major maritime events and travel around the world with new cadets/midshipmen as the ambassadors for their country.


ARA Libertad - Q2

sailing training ship

in service 1963 - flag; Argentina

photo taken in Amsterdam (NLD)

July 09, 2016

Armada de la República Argentina



ARBV Simón Bolivar - BE-11

sailing training ship

in service 1980 - flag; Venezuela

photo taken in Antwerp (BEL)

July 10, 2016

Armada Bolivariana de Venezuela



ARC Gloria - BE160

sailing training ship

in service 1968 - flag; Colombia

photo taken in Antwerp (BEL)

August 19, 2016

Armada de la República de Colombia



B.A.P.Unión - BEV161

sailing training ship

in service 2016 - flag; Peru

photo taken in Rotterdam (NLD)

August 08, 2017

Marina de Guerra del Perú



BAE Guayas - BE21

sailing training ship

in service 1977 - flag; Ecuador

photo taken in Amsterdam (NLD)

August 19, 2015

Armada del Ecuador



CNS Esmeralda - BE-43

sailing training ship

in service 1953 - flag; Chili

photo taken in Amsterdam (NLD)

August 22, 2015

Armada de Chile



NE Brasil - U27

training frigate

in service 1986 - flag; Brazil

photo taken in Amsterdam (NLD)

October 10, 2016

Marinha do Brasil



NVe Cisne Branco - U20

sailing training ship

in service 2000 - flag; Brazil

photo taken in Den Helder (NLD)

June 22, 2017

Marinha do Brasil