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Uruguay was the junior partner in an alliance with Argentina. The Army was the major force with the Navy and Air Force lagging a long way behind. A cruiser sized vessel was sourced in the mid 30's and this was the fleet flagship, replacing the old scout cruiser which was rebuilt. The main offensive vessel was a minelayer of destroyer size to mine the coastal waters.


Uruguayan Navy (ANU)

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Uruguay (SC) 1 1914
Montevideo (CLV) 1 1934

Uruguay was blessed with a fine natural harbour at the capital city of Montevideo.

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