Image of the Day: Spanish Training Ship Brings a Taste of History to Tenerife

Spanish Training Ship Brings a Taste of History to Tenerife

Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ sails in Tenerife waters during a three-day port visit to Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands).

 

The ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ is a training ship of the Royal Spanish Navy, which was built in 1927 in Cadiz, Spain.

This 87-year old ship, is a four-masted topsail, steel-hulled schooner. At 113 metres (370 feet) long, she is the third-largest Tall Ship in the world.

Naval Today Staff, March 13, 2014; Image: Spanish Navy

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