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The Gorch Fock in West India Dock – Part Two

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Gorch Foch amongst the skyscrapers of Canary Wharf

A little bit like steam trains, a tall ship with sails and a network of rigging conjures up images of nostagia.

If you are British and of a certain age it is very difficult to see a sailing ship without the soundtrack of the Onedin Line playing around somewhere in your mind.

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The Gorch Fock next to the old dock cranes with the O2 in the background.

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Entering the Dock.

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Hard astern

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Two German ships Gorch Fock and MS Stubnitz