Amerigo Vespucci

Bob S
18th November 2004, 12:55
Italian Naval sail training ship AMERIGO VESPUCCI outward bound on the River Thames during August 1978. She is based on a 19th century frigate.

Piero43
21st July 2005, 15:55
Displacement: 3540 tons standard - Built by Castellammare Yards (Naples) - commissioned in 1931. Refitted at La Spezia Naval Dockyard in 1964.
Her sister ship CRISTOFORO COLOMBO has been taken over by USSR Navy after WWII as compensation for war damages.
Piero

Jan Hendrik
14th September 2005, 13:27
22nd August 2005 , on the way out from AMSTERDAM SAIL 2005

Jan

Bob
15th September 2005, 09:52
Italian Naval sail training ship AMERIGO VESPUCCI outward bound on the River Thames during August 1978. She is based on a 19th century frigate.
I have a photo of this ship taken in Bermuda about 1950 which i will post when I have scanned it Cheers (Thumb)