This is the Antarctic Icebreaker Almirante Irizar which is used to supply Argentina's stations in Antarctica. It is run by the Armada Argentina and I want to express my thanks for their hospitality and generosity to all the officers and crew aboard.
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The third USNS Mercy (T-AH-19) is a hospital ship in the United States Navy. She was named for the virtue of compassion. In accordance to the Geneva Conventions, USNS Mercy and her crew do not carry any armament. Firing on the Mercy is considered a war crime.
Mercy was built as an oil tanker, SS Wor...