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The Cisne Branco in Norfolk, Virginia

Posted by Tall Ships America on June 25, 2007

Think it is easy to dock a 250′ three masted ship?  Watch this video and you will gain an appreciation for all the logistics involved. You can’t quite see it in this photo, but the Virginia is at the bow end of the Cisne Branco. Ever so carefully, the bowsprit of the Cisne Branco had to be perfectly aligned so as not to pierce the Virginia‘s lines and sails. On the stern end of the Virginia  is the Gorch Fock, it was a cozy berth but it worked! When the music comes on, that means the ship is in….


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