Friday, May 4, 2018

Spanish Navy ESPS Santa Maria calls at Valletta Port

The Spanish Navy ESPS Santa Maria (F 81) sailed into Valletta Port (the Grand Harbour) this morning on a courtesy visit.  She has an AB-212 helicopter on board, serial HA.18-7.  

ESPS Santa Maria is the lead ship of six Santa Maria-class frigates in service with the Spanish Navy.  She was commissioned on 12-Oct-1986.

The Spanish frigate is presently berthing alongside at Boiler wharf and she's expected to sail from Valletta Port on Monday, May 7th. (4-May-2018)