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deadbeat

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Amerigo Vespucci
« on: August 10, 2012, 08:14:07 pm »

The three-masted Italian sail training ship Amerigo Vespucci is in Portsmouth Dockyard this weekend and is open to the public on Sat and Sun 1000-1600. Admission is free. If you can make it the ship is a pleasure to see.
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Colin Bishop

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Re: Amerigo Vespucci
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2012, 08:58:26 pm »

I saw it today from the IoW ferry and from the Hard. Warrior made quite a sight with another square rigger behind her.

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Re: Amerigo Vespucci
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2012, 07:41:15 pm »

Thought this might be of interest, I took the photograph when she visited last time in 1991/2, when I was working in the Semaphore tower in Pompey Naval Base, when she was berthing on South Railway Jetty.


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Re: Amerigo Vespucci
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2012, 09:30:48 pm »

And this is a model of her built by my Dad, some 20 plus years ago...
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Re: Amerigo Vespucci
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2012, 02:38:40 pm »

That's a fine model, thank you for posting it.
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unbuiltnautilus

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Re: Amerigo Vespucci
« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2012, 04:07:40 pm »

Caught her going out, very nice :-))

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Re: Amerigo Vespucci
« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2012, 05:44:05 pm »

She can't be going out.......Not a sail in sight!! %% %% %% %%
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Re: Amerigo Vespucci
« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2012, 06:53:45 pm »

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Re: Amerigo Vespucci
« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2012, 07:40:45 pm »

This was her in Palamos, on the Costa Brava in June, 2010.
She did actually put some sails up as she departed...eventually.



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Re: Amerigo Vespucci
« Reply #9 on: August 26, 2012, 09:12:57 pm »

Ah thats better1 :-)) :-)) :-))
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Re: Amerigo Vespucci
« Reply #10 on: August 27, 2012, 01:04:18 pm »

By the time she was properly out in the Med' she had lots of sail up....but I'd got bored of taking pictures  :embarrassed:
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