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Class A
Nationality Indonesia
Year Built 1953
Rig Barquentine 3


  • Name: DEWARUCI
  • Class: A
  • Nationality: Indonesia
  • Year built: 1953
  • Home port: Surabaya
  • Rig: Barquentine 3
  • Height: 31.26 m
  • Length of hull: 46.67 m
  • Entered by: Indonesian Navy



Dewaruci was built in 1952 by H C Stulcken & Sohn Hamburg, West Germany, and launched on 24 January 1953. She sailed to Indonesia with Indonesian naval officers and cadets. The ship has been used as a training ship in the Indonesian Naval Academy based in Surabaya. The mission of KRI Dewaruci is to:

– provide sea training for Indonesian Naval Cadets
– be an Ambassador of goodwill in tourism, culture and information about Indonesia
– promote international relationship.

Motto of KRI Dewaruci “CITA CITA – AKAL BUDI-BERANI JUJUR – GUNA BHAKTI” translation in English “Morals-Ingenuity-Courage-Loyalty”.