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The Hermione

THE HERMIONE

At Rochefort, since 1997, in the old maritime arsenal, a team of enthusiasts has been reconstructing the frigate Hermione which, in 1780, was used by La Fayette to cross the Atlantic and reach America. This large wooden ship, witness to a seminal period of French maritime history, has been rebuilt under the eyes of the public who discovered the work of carpenters, smiths, riggers, caulkers, sail-makers...