The Golden Hinde (left) and the Huan in Victoria Harbour on January 29, 1980. Photo: SCMP The Golden Hinde (left) and the Huan in Victoria Harbour on January 29, 1980. Photo: SCMP
The Golden Hinde (left) and the Huan in Victoria Harbour on January 29, 1980. Photo: SCMP

When the Golden Hinde, a replica of Francis Drake’s ship, sailed into Hong Kong

  • Built as closely as possible to the 16th-century original, the captain called her ‘a pig to steer’
  • She called into the city on the way to Britain, where she would take part in Drake’s 400th anniversary events

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The Golden Hinde (left) and the Huan in Victoria Harbour on January 29, 1980. Photo: SCMP The Golden Hinde (left) and the Huan in Victoria Harbour on January 29, 1980. Photo: SCMP
The Golden Hinde (left) and the Huan in Victoria Harbour on January 29, 1980. Photo: SCMP
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