The Dominican Republic commisioned it’s new training tall ship today (Aug 25). The EX-Royal Helena was bougth by the Dominican Navy and renamed JUAN BAUTISTA CAMBIASO, BE-01 and will be used for midshipman training.
Juan Bautista Cambiaso Is a three-masted Dominican barquentine with a hull made of steel and a teak-covered deck, which was launched in 2009.
She is 54 metres (177 ft 2 in) long with a beam of 8 metres (26 ft 3 in). Her callsign is LZKZ and she is identified by the MMSI number 207369000