23 setiembre de 1969
Aniversario de creación del Cuerpo de Capitanías y Guardacostas 23 de setiembre de 1969
Made in France
Corvettes made in France, acquired by Peru B.A.P. "Santillana" and B.A.P. "Velarde"
The second missile frigate of the squadron
The BAP Villavisencio, of Italian manufacture, second missile frigate of the squad, is joined into the Navy.
First war with Gran Colombia
In the framework of the first war with Gran Colombia (1828-29), the government decreed the blockade of the ports of Tumbes and Panama, during the war against Gran Colombia.
Jorge Chavez Dartnell, Peruvian aviator, dies in Italy, the first one to fly over the Alps mountain range by plane.
Inventor of the torpedoes that sank the Chilean ships "Loa" and "Covadonga"
Manuel José Cuadros dies in Lima, inventor of the torpedoes that sank the Chilean ship "Loa" in Callao, and in Chancay the enemy Corvette "Covadonga".
The maximum hero of the Peruvian Navy
Provide the nomination use of "Great Admiral Grau", to refer to the maximum hero of the Peruvian Navy.
Rear Admiral Manuel Melitón Carbajal Ambulodegui died in Lima, prominent Peruvian sailor who was part of the crew of the renowned monitor Huáscar.
In Guayaquil, Ecuador
In Guayaquil, Ecuador is signed the Peace Treaty that sets the boundaries between Colombia and Peru.
In Chancay Bay
The schooner "Virgen de Covadonga", was built in Spain, in the shipyard Arsenal de la Carraca (Cádiz) and launched in 1859. It had been built by Royal Order of Isabel II on June 10, 1857. Its keel was placed on the February 13, 1858 and its final tests were made until January 28, 1861. During the conflict with Spain was captured by the Chilean Navy and was considered a war trophy.
From August of 1880, was blocking the port of Chancay. On September 13, the schooner was sunk off the coast of Chancay due to the action of a torpedo engineered by the engineer Manuel Cuadros, who hid it in a small boat but with a beautiful decoration, which when hoisted to the side of the Chilean ship exploded. This caused a hole and the sinking in two minutes of the Covadonga. Lieutenant Decio Oyague was in charge of placing the explosive in the decoy boat.
In this action his commander died and 74 members of his crew, in addition, 32 prisoners were made. The loss of this ship originated in Chile great regret for being a beloved ship, both for being considered as the manager of the sinking of the Peruvian frigate Independence, and for being a trophy of war having been snatched from Spain.
The installation act that establishes the Society of Founders of Independence, Victors of May 2 and qualified defenders of the Fatherland is signed.
Built by the SIMA IQUITOS
In the facilities of the Marine Industrial Service -Iquitos (SIMAI), the delivery and baptism of the Rio Itaya river patrol boat and the departure of the Napo Rio Social Action Traveling Platform on its second voyage was carried out.
In Tallin, Estonia
In Tallinn, Estonia, the destroyers Almirante Guise and Almirante Villar are handed over to Peru, which will become part of the Peruvian Navy.
In the shipyards of Barrow in furness, England, the first cruise ship "Coronel Bolognesi" is launched to the sea.
For the Peruvian Navy
The Government acquires the ship, baptized Constitution, for the service of the Squad. The transport of Chalaco wood is also acquired. The purchase deed of the Coya transport steam (formerly Bayley) is extended, sold by The New York and Pacific Steam Ships Co.
The Heros crypt is inaugurated with the transfer of the heros remains of the Pacific War.
Chief of the American Naval Mission
The Peruvian Naval War College is created, under the direction of the Vice Admiral U.S.N. William Pye Chief of the US Naval Mission.
By D.S.N. Nº21
The Peruvian Sea Institute (IMARPE) is a Specialized Technical Committees of the Ministry of Production, oriented to scientific research, as well as to the study and knowledge of the Peruvian sea and its resources, to advise the State in making decisions regarding the rational use of fishery resources and conservation of the maritime environment, actively contributing to the country development.
By Supreme Decree
By supreme decree of the date, the Summer Cruise for the cadets of the Naval Academy is definitively established, which will begin on January 2 of each year.
For the VII Centenary of the Castilla Navy
The frigate BAP Gálvez travels to Spain, under the command of commander Federico Salmón de la Jara, to attend the celebrations of the VII centenary of the Castilla Navy. The Gálvez, at that time the most modern ship in the Peruvian fleet, turns out to be the best equipped among the fifteen visiting ships of the Latin American and Lusitanian countries.