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Hartlepool's Maritime Experience

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HMS Trincomalee

Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool, Cleveland, TS24 0XZ.

  • Note that the Museum of Hartlepool is on the same site. Admission is free, while admission charges apply to the Maritime Experience.
  • Home to the teak-built frigate HMS Trincomalee, built in Bombay, India by the Wadia family. Construction was started in 1812, and she was launched in 1817, and gave long service to the Royal Navy. Trincomalee holds the distinction of being the oldest British warship still afloat (HMS Victory, although 52 years her senior, is in dry dock)[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Wikipedia entry