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  • 13 March 2014
    Training & Education

    After leaving Cadiz on March 1st, and sailing with favorable winds for seven days, the ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ arrived at Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands) for a three-day visit.   Local citizens and institutions welcomed the crew and midshipmen of the ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ and showed their appreciation for the fact that […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Authorities

    The president of the Republic of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, visited the ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ on June 9th during the scheduled port of call of the training ship in Ireland.   The ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ had arrived on Saturday 7th from New York and berthed at Sir John Rogersons’ Quay in the River […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy’s training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ has set sail to start the second stage of her midshipmen training cruise where the crew will continue with their 4th year studies on board. The Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral General Jaime Muñoz-Delgado bid the ship farewell in Cadiz.   In the course of the […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ recently sailed to Montevideo where it celebrated its 88th launching anniversary which took place in Cádiz on March 5th 1927. Since her commissioning, the ship has sailed nearly 2 million nautical miles. The ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ arrived at Montevideo, the second foreign port in her 86th Training Cruise […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ sails in Tenerife waters during a three-day port visit to Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands).   The ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ is a training ship of the Royal Spanish Navy, which was built in 1927 in Cadiz, Spain. This 87-year old ship, is a four-masted topsail, steel-hulled schooner. At 113 […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s sail training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ concluded a four-month Atlantic ocean training cruise returning to Marín (where the Naval Academy is located) on July 13. The veteran ship was welcomed by the Academy’s Superintendent, teachers, students and family members. During this training cruise, midshipmen from the Spanish Navy, Marine Corps and Quartermaster’s […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Midshipmen aboard the Spanish Navy’s training ship Juan Sebastián de Elcano concluded the 88th training cruise by docking in Cadiz, Spain, on Friday. The purpose of these training cruises is to contribute to the nautical, military, social and human instruction of Spanish Navy midshipmen (future officers). The training ship itself represents the state, promoting diplomatic relations […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy’s training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ arrived at Marín on July 13th to disembark the 69 midshipmen from the 415th Spanish Navy Graduation Class and the 145th Marine Corps Graduation Class and to attend the traditional military celebrations in the Naval Academy on July 16th on the occasion of the festivities of […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    After a 1,000-mile voyage from Punta Arenas through the Strait of Magellan and the fjords and channels of Chile, the Spanish Navy training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ entered Pacific Ocean waters and arrived at Valparaiso on April 3rd. This is the 15th time the ship calls at this city. She was welcomed by the […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Authorities

    The crew and midshipmen of the ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ paid tribute to the fellow servicemen who died in a helicopter accident on April 16th 2010 in the course of the humanitarian aid operation ‘Hispaniola’ in Haiti.   The ceremony took place on the poop deck of the training ship during the Mass celebrated in […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy training ship Juan Sebastián de Elcano pulled alongside in Havana, Cuba during the ship’s 87th training cruise. During the port of call at the Cuban capital which started May 11, the Juan Sebastián de Elcano attracted much attention and was visited by nearly 8,000 people in the scheduled open days. Commanded by Captain Victoriano […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Authorities

    Spanish authorities discovered 127 kilos of cocaine aboard Spanish Navy’s training vessel Juan Sebastián de Elcano on August 2.   The investigation revealed that three officers were recruited to use the vessel to illegally transport cocaine from Cartagena de Indias across the ocean to New York. After the vessel arrived in Spain last month, the three sailors […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s sail training ship Juan Sebastián de Elcano arrived at Praia, the capital city of Cape Verde, following port visits to Lisbon, Portugal and Las Palmas, Canary Islands. As soon as the ship docked On September 21, a series of protocol activities commenced, starting with the official welcoming ceremony in honor of the Spanish ambassador […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Training & Education

    The ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ has set sail from Cádiz to start her 86th midshipmen training cruise. On this occasion, 76 midshipmen from the Spanish Naval Academy in their fourth academic year, and 14 candidates to become Leading Seamen from the Ferrol Specialties School have embarked on the training ship. The purpose of this cruise […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ concluded its 86th training cruise. The vessel with a total of 76 midshipmen arrived for a port call in Marin recently, where the Naval Academy is located. The training ship took part in the festivities of the Navy’s Day (July 16th), which included the commissioning ceremony of new […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    After traveling nearly 4,000 nautical miles, most of them at full sail, the Spanish Navy training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ recently visited the Mauá pier of Rio de Janeiro. This marked the 28th time the ship calls at this Brazilian city. The Spanish midshipmen took part in several professional activities like a visit to the […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Training & Education

    After a 14-day cruise from Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), the training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ called at New York City for the 31st time.   The ship sailed through the Hudson River before docking at NY to support the Spanish candidature as non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the period 2015-16. […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After five day’s runs from Hamburg sailing through the Elbe River, the North Sea, the Strait of Skagerrak and the Oslo fjord, the training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ arrived at the Norwegian capital on June 28th.   This is the northernmost port of call of the training ship since she was launched in 1927. […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Training & Education

    More than 40 midshipmen from the Spanish Navy visited Sailors at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn., May 12, to learn about the U.S. submarine force.   The group drove three hours north from New York City two days after their training ship – a four-masted topsail, steel-hulled schooner called BE Juan Sebastian […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Authorities

    In the presence of the Spanish Ambassador to the US, the Mayor of Pensacola and other local authorities, the midshipmen of the Spanish Navy training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ participated in a wreath-laying ceremony in honor of General Bernardo de Gálvez. General Gálvez was born in Macharaviaya (Malaga) and was declared honorary citizen of […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s tall ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ has set sail from Cádiz to start her 87th midshipmen training cruise. The farewell ceremony was presided over by the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral General Jaime Muñoz-Delgado, accompanied by other civilian and military authorities. Commanded by Captain Victoriano Gilabert, ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ is crewed by 23 officers, 23 non-commissioned […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’, currently in her 85th training cruise, concluded a 7-day call at Hamburg (Germany) and is now sailing towards her last port of call –Oslo– before returning to Spain.   After seven day’s runs through the English Channel and the North Sea and sailing up the River Elbe, the […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Authorities

    Spanish Navy’s training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ arrived in Boston, Massachusetts, on June 16th, the last international port of call of the present training cruise. Midshipmen and crew members participated in many social, cultural and professional activities while the ship was open to the public, welcoming more than 4,000 people during her stay. Midshipmen visited two […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Training & Education

    With cheers from family and friends rocking the piers in New London, the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Toledo (SSN 769) returned home to Naval Submarine Base New London, Oct. 12, following a nearly seven-month scheduled deployment. Departing its homeport March 23, USS Toledo deployed to the European Command Area of Responsibility where it executed […]