Thursday, January 5, 2012

Former "GRAND TURK" becomes the "L'ETOILE DU ROY"

"GRAND TURK" is a fully-rigged tall ship built in Turkey in 1997 she was based on the 1741 HMS "BLANDFORD", the ship became famous particulary in the UK because of her role on the TV SERIES HORNBLOWER between 1998 and 2003, today she is based at Saint-Malo in Brittany, France and has been renamed "L'ETOILE DU ROY", for information on the ship's current role please visit Images included, top two photos taken at Portsmouth in 1998 and the last one at Whitby in 2003, this amazing ship has been based at Whitby for a decade

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