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3rd longest tall ship to dock in Fells Point

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Posted at 11:40 AM, May 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-31 12:20:42-04

Sail Baltimore will welcome the world’s third longest tall ship to Fells Point Tuesday.

The Juan Sebastian de Elcanoa is a 371-foot tall ship from Spain on display through June 5.

The ship is docked at Broadway Pier in Fells Point, and free public tours of the ship will take place during the day. Times are available online at sailbaltimore.org.

The steel-hulled training ship was built in 1927 for the Royal Spanish Navy has sailed around the world 10 times.

 

Captain Victoriana Gilabert Agote commands the ship and crew, composed of 23 officers, 22 petty officers, 80 midshipmen, 132 enlisted personnel and four civilians.

Sail Baltimore is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

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