Warship says farewell

Foudroyant leaving Portsmouth Harbour for Hartlepool in May 1989
Foudroyant leaving Portsmouth Harbour for Hartlepool in May 1989

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The Trincomalee, renamed Foudroyant in 1897, provided excellent training for schoolchildren in 19th century seamanship.

Sadly, in May 1989, the Foudroyant left Portsmouth Harbour for Hartlepool, where she was restored.