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HMS Northumberland Leads The Way At Tall Ships Festival

The Tall Ships festival has taken place in the Port of Belfast, involving vessels from 15 different countries. The four day event drew an...

The Tall Ships festival has taken place in the Port of Belfast, involving vessels from 15 different countries.
 
HMS Northumberland leads tall ships out of Belfast
HMS Northumberland leads tall ships out of Belfast
The four day event drew an estimated 500,000 visitors to Belfast.
 
Click here to follow the fleet.
 

HMS Northumberland was also in town and had the honour of leading the tall ships out of the harbour for the start of the 2015 race.

 

Belfast Met posted this great timelapse video of some of the ships heading out of Belfast to their Facebook page.

Seeing how much you loved our last time lapse video we thought you would enjoy seeing the great #tallships2015 leave Titanic Quarter! Thanks for a fab festival!

Posted by Belfast Met on Monday, 6 July 2015
 
 
Last year the crew of HMS Northumberland were welcomed home to Plymouth after a seven-month deployment to the Middle East.
 
Library Picture: HMS Northumberland pictured in December 2012
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