In 1780, a 32-gun frigate named Hermione left France for America, with good news for the colonists rebelling against Great Britain. On Saturday, a replica of the ship set sail on a similar course. Mark Philips reports.
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The "Hermione" is a full scale replica of the 18th century warship that carried the Marquis de Lafayette back to General George Washington and the American Revolution in 1780.
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In 1780 the French warship carried the Marquis de Lafayette across the Atlantic to rejoin General George Washington and the American Revolution. Now, a full-scale replica of the “Hermoine” is making the same voyage. Mark Phillips reports on how all of this came to be.
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