Arrival of the French frigate Hermione into foggy Nice Port.

Arrival of the clipper ship Hermione into Nice Port on a foggy morning in April 2018. One of the world’s largest wooden sailing ships, the Hermione is a replica of a French frigate called the Hermione that was built in 1779. French aristocrat and military officer Lafayette sailed to the American colonies in 1780 on that ship so that he could fight alongside the Americans during the American Revolutionary War.

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