18th century replica of French frigate prepares for Atlantic crossing

April 19, 2015

A crew of 80 sailors prepare the life-size replica of 18th century French naval frigate L'Hermione for a trip across the Atlantic. (Cover photo: AFP) 

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Well it's hardly an exact replica when we can see the ship moving under its own power and with not a single sail hoisted......not to mention the pump and water cooling system for the engine spraying out hot water..