Portugese tall ship arrives in San Diego

The historic Portuguese tall ship Sagres sailed into San Diego Bay Monday for a one-week stay.

The ship was built in 1937 at the Blohm & Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany. It was captured in 1945 by U.S. Forces during World War II and was later given to Brazil for use by its Navy as a training ship.

In 1962, the ship was purchased by Portugal for use by its Navy as a training ship and renamed Sagres, after a historic port that was the starting point for many Portuguese explorers and navigators.

It is the sister ship to the U.S. Coast Guard’s Eagle.

The Sagres will be docked at the Maritime Museum of San Diego on North Harbor Drive through June 13.

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