| Teniente Olivieri|
in active service
12.2 m (40 ft)
| Lieutenant Olivieri|
1640 tons (full)
4.3 m (14 ft)
The ARA Teniente Olivieri (A-2) is a ship in service with the Argentine Navy classified as aviso.
Homebased at Ushuaia, she is normally assigned to operate in Antarctica during the summer campaigns in the Patrulla Antártica Naval Combinada (English: Joint Antarctic Naval Patrol) with the Chilean Navy to guarantee safety to all tourist and scientific ships that are in transit within the Antarctic Peninsula.
Built in 1981 as Marsea 10 by Quality Shipyard at New Orleans, USA as a support ship and tug for oil rigs.
In November 1987 was acquired by the U.S. Maritime Administration.
It is the first ship to bear the name of Midshipman Olivieri killed on the ARA Alferez Sobral bridge during the Falklands War ( Spanish: Guerra de las Malvinas )
ARA Teniente Olivieri (A-2) Wikipedia