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Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory:Europe
Subcategory Detail:United Kingdom
Keywords:Blyth, Harbour, Newcastle, Newcastle gateshead, River Blyth, River Tyne, Tall Ships, Tyne, blyth pier, quayside, sailing, wind turbines
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TALL SHIP, BLYTH, NORTHUMBERLAND

TALL SHIP, BLYTH, NORTHUMBERLAND

In 2005, the Tall Ships visited the Tyne and Blyth, and I was commissioned to photograph the event. This particular ship was both imposing and majestic as it entered the River Blyth, and though I made many images in the harbour, I also sailed down the North East coast to the Tyne, and returned on her. It was a great adventure, and a privilege, as I hope these images show.
The Dar Mlodziezy (or "The Gift of Youth") is a large Polish sailing training ship, launched in 1982 in Gdansk. It was built to train Polish marine cadets and to compete in Tall Ship Races.