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American destroyer USS Mitscher welcomes the Hermione

American destroyer USS Mitscher welcomes the Hermione

Published on June 3, 2015


On June 2, U.S. Navy warship USS Mitscher welcomed the replica of the Marquis de Lafayette’s ship, the Hermione, to the U.S. coast. It passed through Bodie Island in the Outer Banks, and will continue on to Norfolk before docking in Yorktown, Va. on June 5, where it will be greeted by several U.S. and French officials, including Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Ségolène Royal and Governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe. Stay tuned for the latest news from this magnificent recreation of Lafayette’s ship, reliving his journey throughout the U.S.!

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