|Photographer:||davidships [View profile]||Title:||LAURINDO PITTA||Added:||May 11, 2012|
|Captured:||April 08, 2012||IMO:||Unavailable||Hits:||1,127|
|Location:||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Brazilian Navy's fermer deep-sea rescue tug LAURINDO PITTA, now operated by the Brazilian Navy Cultural Centre as an excursion vessel and museum (contains in the hold exhibit of Brazil's participation in WW1).
Built 1910 by Vickers, Sons & Maxim at Borrow-in-Furness.
Refitted and reengined with diesel in 1999.
To celebrate her centenary her funnels have been given comemorative markings, and she has a new pennant DPHDM-01
Seen at her excursion base at the Espašo Cultural da Marinha, Rio de Janeiro