SX4853 : Sts Fryderyk Chopin, moored in the Cattewater

near to Turnchapel, Plymouth, Great Britain

Sts Fryderyk Chopin, moored in the Cattewater
Sts Fryderyk Chopin, moored in the Cattewater
Taken between squalls from the promenade at Mountbatten.
This elegant Polish sail training ship is the Sts Fryderyk Chopin, named after the Polish composer Chopin. She was launched in Gdansk in 1992.
She came into Plymouth whilst on a voyage from the Netherlands to the Carribean, and had a crew of 11 as well as 36 teenage trainees on board.
Six days later, on October 29th 2010, she was dismasted 100 miles west of Scilly, without anyone being injured, and was towed back into Falmouth Roads.
See SW8334 : Fryderyk Chopin moored to the Cross Roads buoy Carrick Roads to see her moored in Carrick Roads on November 1st.
For a report on the incident, see LinkExternal link
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Saturday, 23 October, 2010   (more nearby)
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Monday, 27 December, 2010
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