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Tango0104 Oct 2017 10:19 p.m. PST


"The Indonesian Navy has recently received its new sail training ship KRI Bima Suci from the Spanish shipbuilder Freire Shipyards.

Measuring in at 111 meters, the new-build is among the largest sail training vessels currently in service with the Peruvian Navy's BAP Unión in the lead at 115 meters.

KRI Bima Suci is replacing Kri Dewaruci which was built in Germany in 1953 and served as Indonesia's floating ambassador for over 60 years…"



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Artilleryman05 Oct 2017 1:37 a.m. PST

Hornblower eat your heart out….

Tango0105 Oct 2017 10:06 a.m. PST



DeRuyter Supporting Member of TMP05 Oct 2017 10:24 a.m. PST

I dunno that bridge looks a bit to comfy for sail training….

TGerritsen05 Oct 2017 2:11 p.m. PST

When the EMP hits, this could be the most capable warship afloat. That and the Constitution, of course.

KniazSuvorov10 Oct 2017 8:15 a.m. PST

What a pretty barque!

With 18000 islands, it's only right that Indonesia should have a "floating ambassador".

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