Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Palinuro (A 5311)

School ship Palinuro, Livorno
With the “Amerigo Vespucci” still in the Navy yard of La Spezia for extraordinary maintenance, it will be the school ship “Palinuro” to carry the first-year cadets of the Naval Academy in their summer training cruise.
School ship Palinuro, Livorno
School ship Palinuro, Livorno
Palinurus, a figure from the Roman mythology, was the helmsman of one of the ships of Aeneas.

External links: Amerigo Vespucci - Palinuro (A 5311) - Italian Naval Academy - Palinurus (Wikipedia)
See also: Palinuro - Faventibus Ventis - Palinuro and Vespucci - Tall Ships Walk
Search labels: Amerigo Vespucci

15 comments:

William Kendall said...

An impressive ship!

Revrunner said...

That radar sure would have come in handy back in the age of sail.

Michelle said...

Pretty cool vessel! What an experience that must be to set sail on it!

Jack said...

These old ships are such works of art. Lovely!

Taken For Granted said...

What a beautiful ship this is. It is a grand old lady. I'm sure the cadets will be honored to serve on her.

Gunn said...

Lucky young cadets!
She is beautiful!

Dina said...

She is SO beautiful (and so long)! Those lucky cadets. I wish I could be one for the summer.

Luis Gomez said...

Beautiful!

Karl Demetz said...

Beautiful, beautiful ship !
I like also Palinurus detail photo !

Birdman said...

A flotilla of tall ships in the harbor on Monday.

EG CameraGirl said...

It would be a super experience to sail one of these ships!

Halcyon said...

A beautiful ship. Love the details!

cieldequimper said...

Love. Big love!

RedPat said...

Beautiful, VP!

Stefan Jansson said...

A fine ship. I like the details.