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Gorch Fock II at HMC Dockyard, Halifax, NS
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No: 2714   Contributor: Ken Watson   Year: 2007   Manufacturer: Unknown   Country: Canada
Gorch Fock II at HMC Dockyard, Halifax, NS

German Navy T/S Gorch Fock II at Halifax on 16th July,2007 shown at Dockyard furling sails following sailpast in the Tallships Festival 2007.
Picture added on 17 July 2007
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From the vesseltracker web site on 8 November 2010:
"A fatal accident happened aboard the "Gorch Fock" during a sail training exercise in the port of Salvador de Bahia on Nov 7, 2010. A female crew member from Niedersachsen fell out of the rigging onto the deck and suffered fatal injuries. The ship had entered the port on Nov 2 and had an exchange of the officer cadets there. The ship was scheduled to leave for Uruguay on Nov 17."

Added by Peter Langsdale on 11 November 2010.
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