Visiting tall ship ‘Danmark’ open for public tours Sept. 14-17

The majestic training ship DANMARK, considered Denmark’s nautical ambassador, will be docked at River Street in downtown Savannah & open for public tours until Sept. 17

DANMARK sails as the first foreign ship behind the EAGLE in official Tall Ship Parades. This year DANMARK is going to visit two ports at the US East Coast, Savannah, September 13-17 and Philadelphia, September 23-27. Afterwards the ship will cross The Northern Atlantic and return back to Denmark.

During the vessel’s stay in Savannah there will be open ship to the public on:
Wed. Sept. 14  2 – 4:30 pm
Thurs. Sept. 15  2 – 4:30 pm
Fri. Sept. 16 2 – 4:30 pm
Sat. Sept. 17  10 – 11:30 am

The Ship
Built in 1933, the DANMARK is a steel-hulled, three-masted fully-rigged ship. It has served as training vessel for young people seeking careers at sea. The ship is property of the Kingdom of Denmark and is capable of sailing around the world. The ship has 26 sails and 219 ropes. A main engine is used in low wind conditions.

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