Visiting Ship: Hermione

By July 12, 2015Visiting Ship

The beautiful recreation of the ship that brought the Marquis de Lafayette to Boston in 1780 arrived at Rowes Wharf on July 11, 2015. Her arrival was celebrated in a ceremony with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and numerous dignitaries from France.

The Hermione arrives at Rowes Wharf in Boston Harbor, Saturday, July 11, 2015. Seen behind her is the Portuguese Navy’s Sagres, docked at Fan Pier. Both Tall Ships are open for free tours this weekend.

The ceremony starts to celebrate the arrival of the Hermione.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh welcoming the ship.

The current and past mayors of Rochefort, France, where the original and recreation of the Hermione were constructed.