'World's most beautiful ship' sails into Dubrovnik

The Italian training ship Amerigo Vespucci, known as the most beautiful ship in the world, sailed into Dubrovnik on Thursday, where it will stay until May 29.

The historically most important ship o the Italian Navy sailed into Dubrovnik as part of a maritime mission honouring its 85th anniversary

The 4,000-tonne ship is 100 metres long, 15.5 metres wide, and has a drought of 7.3 metres.

Since its launch in Castellammare di Stabia on 22 February 1931, the ship has been used nearly every year for the training of the Italian Naval Academy, conducting 79 training missions around the world.

Last update: Thu, 26/05/2016 - 21:32
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