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I had the opportunity to visit the replica of the "Hermione"  in Yorktown, VA this weekend.  It was very informative and entertaining.  The crew spoke some english, but nautical terms are tough to tranlate.  To those of us that are or have worked on MS Rattlesnake or like ships of the 1780s, the rigging was almost  exactly as put forth on the plans.  Visitation was limited to the deck, much could be seen below and aloft.  I will try to post picts.







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Thanks for posting those, jdiven.   I agree with Robin... there's scant coverage where I live (west coast) and zip on photos, just a couple of mentions.

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Hi jdiven

I have the kit of ALs Hermione your pics are very welcome to me,the stern of the of the full size ship is very differant to the one in the kit, it is one of those horrible castings

i shall discard the it and use your pics as a guide when i get round to building her.Thanks for the pictures.


                              Dearest regards Janet B

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