Hermione with crowd watching
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Replica French warship recreates historic voyage to US

A replica of an 18th century French warship has set sail from France for the United States.

The original Hermione played a crucial role in cementing French support for the rebels in the American war of independence.

The replica frigate will sail west across the Atlantic - and is expected to reach Yorktown in June.

Tim Allman reports.

  • 19 Apr 2015
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