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Il Galeone Neptune: a Pirate Ship from Roman Polanski's Film

a Pirate Ship from Roman Polanski's Film


statue on Pirate Ship from Roman Polanski's Film


a Pirate Ship from Roman Polanski's Film

The Galleon "Neptune" was built for the Roman Polanski film Pirates in 1986. The ship is an actual reproduction of a Spanish Galleon. It's now on display in the Italian port city of Genoa and is open for visitors.
Neptune is a 3-mast ship, it measures 63m long by 26m wide and is capable of sailing at a speed of 5 knot.



View location in Genoa, Italy.


1 comments:

Hi Juka! Another thing we have to thank Polanski, further to the films...

Sorry for the absence: out one week, busy on return and then caught by the flu... ;)
Blogtrotter Two is still in Algiers... Enjoy and have a great weekend!