NRP Oliveira e Carmo

Portugal,Europe

Oliveira e Carmo was a Baptista de Andrade class corvette built in Spain for the Portuguese navy and was launched in February 1974. She was built for service in the colonies but after the decolonization in the 1970s she was assigned as a patrol boat. In 1999 she was stricken from the navy lists and after being rigged down and prepared she was scuttled as an artificial reef as part of the Ocean Revival Project in Portimao Park 30.October 2012. After a storm in 2016 she was broken in two and the remains rest today on a depth of 20 to 32 meter outside Algarve.


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NRP Oliveira e Carmo
F489
266,0 x 34,0 x 11,0 f
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
1252 displ
Cartagena ( ES ) 1974
( PT )


Picture: The Scuttling of Oliveira e Carmo
Courtesy of Ocean Revival


Last updated: June 2017