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ARGENTINIAN TALL SHIP TO BE MOORED AT THE INTREPID MUSEUM'S PIER TUESDAY, JUNE 14–SATURDAY JUNE 18 *
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ARGENTINIAN TALL SHIP TO BE MOORED AT THE INTREPID MUSEUM'S PIER TUESDAY, JUNE 14–SATURDAY JUNE 18 **** Ship Open for Free Public Visitation Wednesday through Friday
6/14/2016
 

CONTACT:  Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

                        Luke Sacks – 646-381-5282 / lsacks@intrepidmuseum.org

                        Mike Stouber – 212-843-9381 / mstouber@rubenstein.com

 

 

ARGENTINIAN TALL SHIP TO BE MOORED AT THE

 

INTREPID MUSEUM’S PIER

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 14 – SATURDAY JUNE 18

 

 

 

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Ship Open for Free Public Visitation Wednesday through Friday

 

Argentinian tall ship, ARA Libertad (Q-2) will be docked at the Intrepid Museum’s Pier 86 Tuesday, June 14 through Saturday, June 18. The ship will be free and open to the public during Museum hours on Wednesday, June 14 through Friday, June 17, 2016 from 10:00am to 5:00pm.

 

ARA Libertad (Q-2) is a steel hulled, full rigged, class "A” sailing ship that serves as a school vessel in the Argentine Navy. One of the largest and fastest tall ships in the world, holder of several speed records, she was designed and built in the 1950s by the Río Santiago Shipyard, Ensenada, Argentina. Her maiden voyage was in 1961, and she continues to be a training ship with yearly instruction trips for the graduating naval cadets as well as a traveling goodwill ambassador, having covered more than 800,000 nautical miles (1,500,000 km) across all seas, visited about 500 ports in more than 60 countries, and trained more than 11,000 navy graduates.

 

 

                        DATE:       Wednesday, June 14 – Friday, June 17

 

                        TIME:       10:00am—5:00pm

 

                        PLACE:     Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

                                            Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue)

                                            Manhattan

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