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The Gorch Fock in West India Dock – Part Two


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.


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


Entering the Dock.


Hard astern


Two German ships Gorch Fock and MS Stubnitz