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Images Dated 30th July 1970

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The Tall Ships Race, Plymouth, England, 1970. Picture shows the Norwegian Featured 30 Jul 1970 Print

The Tall Ships Race, Plymouth, England, 1970. Picture shows the Norwegian

The Tall Ships Race, Plymouth, England, 1970.
Picture shows the Norwegian wind jammer, it's huge sails billowing in the wind, as it leads the way out of Plymouth, Devon, South West England in the 1970 Talls Ships Race. The windjammer, the 773-ton called The Christian Radich is among a record number of thirty-six ships taking part in the race this year. The race was started yesterday by Prince Philip from The Royal yacht Britannia. Countries represented int he race include Britain, Norway, West Germany, Portugal, The Netherlands, France and Italy. Among Britain's entries is the 229-ton three masted schooner, Sir Winston Churchill. The biggiest ship in the race is the 2,012 ton Norwegian barque Statstraad Lehmkuhl. Seventeen of the ships will sail 1,450 miles to The Canary Islands.
The ship also appeared as herself in the 1970s BBC TV series The Onedin Line, as one of James Onedin's ships.
Christian Radich is well known through the international release in 1958 of the Cinemiracle widescreen movie Windjammer. The ship was launched in 1937. IT has a compliment of 18 permanent crew and 88 passengers. It is named after it's owner, Christian Radich.
Picture taken 30th July 1970

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