Archive for September 9, 2014

Tall Ships Festival (3)

Posted: September 9, 2014 in History, Ships
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Dar Mlodziezy moored at Greenwich Penninsular

Dar Mlodziezy (The gift of youth) is one of six ships of this design built for the Polish and Russian Navies as training ships. She was launched in the 1980s. She is largely used by cadets at Gdynia Maritime University in Poland. She regularly takes part in Tall Ship races and has also circumnavigated the world. During the festival the crew has been joined by young people from the Greenwich area.

Mercedes passes Greenwich

Mercedes passes the Dar Mlodziezy giving a size comparison between the two ships

Oosterschelde passes Greenwich with the Greenwich Dome in the background.