Star of India

As I mentioned, the Star of India is the oldest iron sailing ship that is still sailable. She was built in 1863 on the Isle of Man, one of the earliest iron-hulled ships to be built. She began her life as the British full-rigged ship Euterpe, named for the ancient Greek muse of music. When I took these pictures, they were practicing putting up sails and trimming them in preparation for three sailings in August of 1996.

Here are a few pictures of the Star of India:

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