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Yesterday I included fotos of some government ships in the story about the Pope on the beach.  So let’s look at more of these ships, but first . . . check out the castle to the left.

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The castle comes with the unromantic name Fiscal Island, which I probably should have visited.    And the government ships above?  In the foreground is one of the five Type 209 subs in the Brazilian Navy.  To the right is Ceara and off its bow is Mattoso Maia, both formerly US-flagged.

In the foto below with masts mimicking the castle turrets are two corvettes, (l to r) Julio de Noronha and Jaceguai.

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Here are some others:  offshore patrol vessel Amazonas and its sister

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P121, Apa . . .  with fast patrol vessel Albacora closer inshore,

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another shot of Apa with fast patrol boat Dourado, 

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multipurpose frigate Niteroi

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auxiliary ship Aspirante Nascimento and sister

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Guarda Marinha Brito,

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oceanographic research vessel Cruzeiro do Sul,

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H 40 Antares,

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lights/aids to navigation vessel Amorim do Valle (between the sloop and the fracking boat),

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H 20 Comandante Manhaes,

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type 22 frigate Greenhalgh,

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and last  . . .  salvage tug Tridente, Manaus-built.

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All fotos by Will Van Dorp, who’s first full day back in NYC from Rio de Janeiro (aka JR) has not yet re-acquainted him with its sixth boro.

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