Italian navy training vessel ‘Palinuro’ docks at Larnaca port

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The historic Italian training vessel “ITS Palinuro” has arrived in Larnaca and will be open to the public for the next three days.

Giuseppe Valentini, commanding officer of « ITS Palinuro» said that the ship is used by the Italian navy to train cadets.

The vessel, he explained, was built in France in 1934 and was initially a fishing boat that was used to fish cod off the coast of Canada. The Italian navy bought it from its French owner in 1951, he added.

“After some years of renovation the ship was transformed from a fishing vessel...


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Italian navy training vessel ‘Palinuro’ docks at Larnaca port


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